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Table 3 Characteristics of GP and Primary Care Nurse (PCN) participants (N = 16) and of general practice demographics (N = 15)

From: Multimorbidity, clinical decision making and health care delivery in New Zealand Primary care: a qualitative study

Category Participants, n (%)
GP and PCN participants 16 (100)
Profession:
 General Practitioner (GP) 12 (75)
 Primary care Nurse (PCN)a 4 (25)
Sex:
 Female 7 (44)
 Male 9 (56)
Ethnicity:
 New Zealand European 11 (69)
 Other (including: Asian, Other European, African, etc.)b 5 (31)
Years in clinical practice:
 0–5 years 1 (6)
 6–10 years 3 (19)
 11–20 years 3 (19)
 20 years + 9 (56)
General Practice demographics c 15 (100)
Practice Size:
 1–4 GPs 6 (40)
 5–9 GPs 4 (27)
 10+ GPs 5 (33)
Practice Location:
 Urban 9 (60)
 Rural 6 (40)
Practice location New Zealand Deprivation Index
 1–3 4 (27)
 4–7 10 (67)
 8+ 1 (6)
  1. aSpecific roles were: three nurses were based in general practice: nurse practitioner (1), practice nurse (2) and one was based in the relevant primary health organisation
  2. bNon-New Zealand European categories were conflated to ensure participant anonymity
  3. cOne participant did not currently work in a general practice but within another local health organisation (primary health organisation)