Table 1

Survey sample by profession (frequencies)

DoctorsNursesAllied healthTotal
Gender
 Male2215
 Female441155
Age (years)
 18–3011
 31–40437
 41–50113115
 51–60118625
 60+10212
State/Territory
 Australian Capital Territory33
 New South Wales18220
 Northern Territory
 Queensland211215
 South Australia538
 Tasmania22
 Victoria8513
 Western Australia22
Years of experience
 5 or less9211
 6–10 516
 11–15 5611
 16–20 112
 21 or more226230
Primary work area
 Emergency department11
 Intensive care unit33
 Surgical ward224
 General ward617
 Outpatient clinics112
 Quality improvement11
 Other229839
Total2471261
  • n=65. Some respondents did not provide full demographic data; four respondents did not provide any demographic data.