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Table 1 Characteristics of participating primary care providers

From: What matters to people with chronic conditions when accessing care in Australian general practice? A qualitative study of patient, carer, and provider perspectives

Participant characteristics Number (% total or range, as indicated)
Sex
 Female 13 (65%)
 Male 7 (35%)
Location of general practice
 Central and Eastern Sydney PHN 12 (60%)
 South Western Sydney PHN 6 (30%)
 Nepean Blue Mountains PHN 2 (10%)
Number of
 GPs 10 (50%)
 PNs 7 (35%)
 GP Registrars 3 (15%)
Median years working in general practice (range) 14 (2.5 months – 50 years)
Median years working at current practice (range) 6 (1 week – 30 years)
Work status
 Full time 10 (50%)
 Part time 9 (45%)
 Casual 1 (5%)
Australian trained
 Yes 17 (85%)
 No 3 (15%)
Language of consultation
 English only 11 (55%)
 English + another language 9 (45%)
 Non-English languages used by provider Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Malaysian, Samoan, Russian, Polish, Sign Language