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Table 1 Characteristics of respondents

From: Prostate cancer screening in Primary Health Care: the current state of affairs

Characteristic of respondent Number of respondents (percentage)
Gender  
Male 102 (68.5%)
Female 43 (28.9%)
Not answered 4 (2.7%)
Area of practice*  
Metropolitan 93 (62.4%)
Combined rural 55 (36.9%)
Regional 34 (22.8%)
Rural 21 (14.1%)
Not answered 1 (0.7%)
Age  
≤40 21 (14.1%)
41 to 49 23 (15.4%)
50 to 59 58 (38.9%)
60 to 69 34 (22.8%)
≥70 11 (7.4%)
Not answered 2 (1.3%)
Years in practice  
<10 years 18 (12.1%)
10 – 20 years 30 (20.1%)
>20 years 96 (64.4%)
Not answered 5 (3.4%)
State  
Victoria 73 (49.0%)
New South Wales 37 (24.8%)
Queensland 13 (8.7%)
Western Australia 9 (6.0%)
South Australia 9 (6.0%)
Other/Not answered 8 (5.4%)
Race  
Asian 30 (20.1%)
Caucasian 107 (71.8%)
Other/Not answered 12 (8.1%)
Breakdown of responses by recruitment  
UroGP conference 97/120 (80.8%)
National Institute of Integrative Medicine, Victoria 17/130 (13.1%)
Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, NSW 14/52 (26.9%)
University of Newcastle, NSW 21/136 (15.4%)
  1. *Due to small sample size, GPs working in the regional and rural sectors were combined and labelled as rural practice in the analysis.