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Table 4 Comparing the 2016 survey to a smaller 2011 survey [3]

From: From practice employee to (co-)owner: young GPs predict their future careers: a cross-sectional survey

Characteristics 2016 n = 262 2011 n = 104 p-value
Age, mean (SD) 32.9 (4.7) 31.8 (5.7) 0.06
Female, no. (%) 186 (71) 71 (68) 0.57
Educational level, no. (% per column)    0.01
 Medical student 22 (8) 20 (19)  
 Resident 135 (52) 50 (48)  
 General practitioner 105 (40) 34 (33)  
Practice type, no. (% per column)    0.10
 Single practice 6 (2) 6 (6)  
 Double practice 29 (11) 17 (16)  
 Group practice 219 (86) 81 (78)  
Practice location, no. (% per column)    0.29
 Town 43 (17) 18 (17)  
 Suburb 102 (40) 33 (32)  
 Countryside 109 (43) 53 (51)  
Employment of first job as GPa, no. (% per column)    <0.001
 Employed 227 (89) 43 (41)  
 Self-employed 27 (11) 61 (59)  
Desired workload in %, mean (SD) 70 (15.8) 72 (16.7) 0.28
  1. aThis is from the 2016 survey. The question was phrased slightly differently in 2011