Table 1

Participant demographics

Total sample
(N=372*)
Delayed chart
(n=182*)
Initial chart
(n=190)
n%n%n%
Gender
Female18850.79552.59348.9
Male18349.38647.59751.1
Age
<20–29 years154.063.394.7
30–39 years10227.54625.45629.5
40–49 years9124.55027.64121.6
50–59 years8021.63921.54121.6
60–69 years6417.32916.03518.4
70–79 years195.1116.184.2
Years of experience
GP registrar3910.5126.72714.2
<5 years5414.62413.33015.8
5–10 years6918.63921.73015.8
11–20 years6818.33620.03216.8
21–30 years6016.23016.73015.8
>30 years8021.63921.74121.6
Size of practice
Solo practitioner215.7116.1105.3
2–5 GPs13736.97541.46232.6
6–10 GPs13436.16133.77338.4
>10 GPs7921.33418.84523.7
Correct plotting of chart
Case 1: elderly woman25267.712468.112867.4
Case 2: young man32086.015786.316385.8
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  • *One participant did not specify all values.

  • GP, general practitioner.