Table 1

Respondent characteristics

GPSexAgeYears of clinical experienceYears active in current practiceType of practiceWork setting
R1F522221Health centreUrban
R2M592322GroupUrban
R3F613432Health centreUrban
R4F643623GroupUrban
R5*M592827GroupRural
R6*F592928DuoRural
R7F501717DuoUrban
R8M531919DuoUrban
R9M623010GroupUrban
R10F3566GroupUrban
R11†F461612DuoRural
R12†F40127DuoRural
  • Type of practice=health centre (centre in which multiple types of healthcare providers reside, such as a physiotherapist, pharmacy, midwife, social worker, dietician, psychologist), group practice (GP practice owned by >2 GPs) or duo practice (practice jointly owned by two GPs).

  • Work setting=urban (GP practice in a city); rural (GP practice outside a city).

  • *R5 and R6 worked in the same practice.

  • †R11 and R12 worked in the same practice.

  • GP, general practitioner.