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Table 1 GP Sample Characteristics (n = 14)

From: Caring for frail older people in the last phase of life – the general practitioners’ view

Characteristic Details Number (%)
Sex male/female 7/7 (50 %)
Age ≤50 years
51 to 64 years
11 (79 %)
3 (21 %)
Experience in general practice ≤10 years
11 to 20 years
5 (36 %)
9 (64 %)
Type of Practice Single practice
Group practice
8 (57 %)
6 (43 %)
Practice location/Care region Rural
Small town
Urban
5 (36 %)
4 (28 %)
5 (36 %)
Proportion of frail older patients (estimated by the GPs) ≤5 %
6 to 29 %
≥30 %
4 (28 %)
6 (43 %)
4 (28 %)