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Table 2 Summarising the professional experience and location of participants

From: Identifying enablers and barriers to individually tailored prescribing: a survey of healthcare professionals in the UK

  Nurse prescriber GP Pharmacists Total
Total number (% of sample) n = 234 (52.7%) n = 97 (21.8%) n = 88 (19.8%) 419 (100%)
Gender
 Male (n, %) 31 (13.2%) 49 (50.5%) 54 (61.3%) 134 (32.0%)
 Female (n, %) 200 (85.5%) 48 (29.5%) 34 (38.7%) 282 (67.3%)
 Missing data 3 (1.3%) 0 0 3 (0.7%)
Career stage
 Early career: ≤5 years (n, %) 58 (24.8%) 5 (5.1%) 11 (12.5%) 74 (17.7%)
 Mid career: 6–15 years (n, %) 76 (32.4%) 27 (27.8%) 53 (60.2%) 156 (37.2%)
 Later career: 16+ years (n, %) 99 (42.3%) 65 (67%) 24 (27.2%) 188 (44.9%)
 Missing data 1 (0.4%) 0 0 1 (0.2%)
Location of practice
 England (n, %)     400 (95.5%)
 Scotland (n, %)     6 (1.4%)
 Ireland (n, %)     4 (0.9%)
 Wales (n, %)     9 (2.1%)
 Missing data     0
Reporting currently providing ITP
 Yes, always (n, %) 96 (41.0%) 13 (13.4%) 12 (13.6%) 121 (28.9%)
 Yes, sometimes (n, %) 96 (41.0%) 42 (43.3%) 78 (88.6%) 216 (51.6%)
 No (n, %) 28 (12.0%) 17 (17.5%) 5 (5.7%) 50 (11.9%)
 Missing data (n, %) 14 (6.0%) 16 (16.5%) 2 (2.3%) 32 (14.6%)