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Table 1 Sample characteristics of the participants (GPs and Nurses)

From: GP and nurses' perceptions of how after hours care for people receiving palliative care at home could be improved: a mixed methods study

  Total (n = 166) GPs (n = 114) Nurses (n = 52)
  N % N % N %
Gender       
   Male 80 48.2 76 66.7 4 7.7
   Female 86 51.8 38 33.3 48 92.3
Years Experience       
   0-5 7 4.2 7 6.1 0 0
   6-10 6 3.6 5 4.4 1 1.9
   11-20 55 33.1 38 33.3 17 32.7
   20+ 98 59.1 64 56.1 34 65.4
PC Training       
   Yes 53 31.9 17 14.9 36 69.2
   No 113 68.1 97 85.1 16 30.8
Reason for no post grad. Training (n = 113)   (n = 97)   (n = 16)  
   Lack of time 79 69.9 67 69.1 12 75.0
   Lack of course 14 12.4 13 13.4 1 6.0
   Lack of interest N/A - 12 12.4 N/A * -
   Other 8 7.1 5 5.1 3 19.0
  1. *All nurse participants had declared their interested in palliative care by being member of this interest group