Table 4.

Characteristics of participants in qualitative interviews (n = 35)

Participants (n)
GPs (n= 8)
Sex
Male5
Female3
Type of practice
Single handed1
Group7
Length qualified
10–20 years3
21–30 years4
>30 years1
Junior doctors (n= 13)
Sex
Male6
Female7
Age, years
20–30 years10
>30 years3
Length qualified
1 year11
2 years2
IT professionals (n= 2)
Sex
Male2
Female0
Length qualified
10–20 years1
>20 years1
Patients (n= 12)
Sex
Male5
Female7
Age, years
60–70 years7
>70 years5
Socioeconomic status
Private health insurance1
Medical card11