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Table 1 Characteristics of eligible GPs and survey respondents

From: Mental well-being and job satisfaction among general practitioners: a nationwide cross-sectional survey in Denmark

  Eligible GPs Respondents Response rate Risk difference, adjusteda
N (%) N (%) % (95% CI) PPb (95% CI)
Total   3350 (100) 1697 (100) 50.7 (48.9–52.4)  
Gender Female 1670 (49.9) 941 (55.5) 56.3 (53.9–58.7) ref.
Male 1680 (50.1) 756 (44.5) 45.0 (42.6–47.4) -8.2 (-11.7; -4.7)
Age (years) ≤ 45 934 (27.9) 501 (29.5) 53.6 (50.4–56.9) ref.
46–59 1404 (41.9) 771 (45.4) 54.9 (52.2–57.5) 1.7 (-2.4–5.9)
≥ 60 1012 (30.2) 425 (25.0) 42.0 (38.9–45.1) -8.0 (-12.7; -3.3)
GPs per practice 1 965 (28.8) 439 (25.9) 45.5 (42.3–48.7) ref.
2–3 1515 (45.2) 786 (46.3) 51.9 (49.4–54.5) 1.3 (-3.0–5.6)
>  3 871 (26.0) 472 (27.8) 54.2 (50.8–57.5) 2.4 (-2.6–7.3)
Listed patients per GP (number):
 All patients <  1400 841 (25.1) 442 (26.1) 52.6 (49.1–56.0) ref.
1400–1589 836 (25.0) 456 (26.9) 54.5 (51.1–58.0) 2.1 (-2.7–6.8)
1590–1779 836 (25.0) 416 (24.5) 49.8 (46.3–53.2) − 2.4 (-7.2–2.4)
>  1779 837 (25.0) 383 (22.6) 45.8 (42.3–49.2) -5.4 (-10.3; -0.5)
 Patients with CCI score of ≥1 <  224 846 (25.3) 471 (27.8) 55.7 (52.3–59.1) ref.
224–263 837 (25.0) 446 (26.3) 53.3 (49.8–56.7) -2.9 (-7.9–2.0)
264–311 836 (25.0) 416 (24.5) 49.8 (46.3–53.2) -5.0 (-10.3; -0.5)
>  311 831 (24.8) 364 (21.5) 43.8 (40.4–47.3) -7.6 (-13.5; -1.6)
 Patients aged ≥70 years <  152 839 (25.0) 468 (27.6) 55.8 (52.3–59.2) ref.
152–200 840 (25.1) 433 (25.5) 51.5 (48.1–55.0) -4.8 (-9.6–0.0)
201–250 839 (25.0) 426 (25.1) 50.8 (47.3–54.2) -5.2 (-10.2; -0.3)
>  250 832 (24.8) 370 (21.8) 44.4 (41.1–47.9) -7.0 (-12.2; -1.8)
DADIc score ≤ 22.75 842 (25.2) 469 (27.7) 55.7 (52.3–59.1) ref.
(missing information: n = 6) 23–27.25 837 (25.0) 439 (25.9) 52.5 (49.0–55.9) -2.6 (-7.4–2.1)
27.5–31.75 834 (24.9) 404 (23.8) 48.9 (45.0–51.9) -5.5 (-10.3; -0.8)
≥ 32 831 (24.9) 381 (22.5) 45.8 (42.4–49.3) -6.4 (-11.3; -1.5)
  1. aAdjusted for gender, age, GPs per practice, number of listed patients per GP and DADI score in categories as presented in the table
  2. bPP percentage points
  3. cDADI Danish deprivation index
  4. Bold indicates statistically significant difference in adjusted response rate (p ≤ 0.05)