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Table 1 GP characteristics

From: GPs' views on transfer of information about terminally ill patients to the out-of-hours co-operative

  All GPs in Amsterdam (N = 424) All Responding GPs (N = 177) P values1 Responding GPs personally available (N = 123) P Values2 Responding GPs not frequently transferring information (N = 31) P Values3
Mean Age   49.6 (range 33-66)   50.8   52.9  
Sex        
   Male 246 58% 108 61% p = 0.586 78 65% p = 0.104 28 90% () p = 0.002
   Female 198 42% 69 39%   45 35%   3 10%  
Practice        
Single-handed practice 98 23% 44 25% p = 0.71 32 26% p = 0.908 11 38.7% () p = 0.001
Duo practice 144 34% 58 33%   38 32.5%   13 41.9%  
Group practice 182 43% 75 42%   53 41.5%   7 19.4%  
Working hours        
   3-4 days/week 246 58% 112 63% p = 0,805 77 626 p = 0307 14 45.2% p = 0.002
   4 days or more/week 144 34% 62 35%   45 36.6%   17 54.8%  
  1. 1 = difference between all responding GPs and all GPs
  2. 2 = difference between GPs personally available and all responding GPs
  3. 3 = difference between GPs not frequently transferring information and all responding GPs