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Table 2 Sample profile compared to all Norwegian and Danish GPs

From: Guidelines; from foe to friend? Comparative interviews with GPs in Norway and Denmark

Variable Norwegian sample GPs in Norway* Danish sample GPs in Denmark**
Number of GPs 27 3862 18 3.639
Male GPs 67% 68% 56% 62%
Age (mean) 45 47 56,2 53,6
Current list size (mean) 1110 1196 1498 1583
GPs with open list 31% 46% 53% 65%
  1. *Data from the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Organisation and the Norwegian Medical Association: Available at http://www.nav.no/page?id=1073743257 and http://www.legeforeningen.no/index.gan?id=124987 Accessed August, 2007.
  2. **Data from the Danish Medical Association and the Danish Ministry of Health and Prevention: Available at http://www.laeger.dk/portal/page/portal/LAEGERDK/LAEGER_DK and http://www.sum.dk/ Accessed June 2009.