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Table 3 Demographic data of participating GPs (percentages in brackets)

From: Patient experiences and the association with organizational factors in general practice: results from the Norwegian part of the international, multi-centre, cross-sectional QUALICOPC study

  Total Female Male
Total 198 (100) 77 (39.1)a 120 (60.9)a
Age
 Range 28–69 28–68 28–69
 Mean 45.7 43.4 47
Born in Norwayb 160 (81.6) 65 (84.4) 94 (79.7)
Geographical location of practicec
 Big inner city 66 (33.8) 29 (38.7) 36 (30.3)
 Suburbs 27 (13.8) 12 (16.0) 15 (12.6)
 Small town 44 (22.6) 14 (18.7) 30 (25.2)
 Mixed urban–rural 31 (15.9) 7 (9.3) 24 (20.2)
 Rural 27 (13.8) 13 (17.3) 14 (11.8)
Size of patient lista
 Range 250–1800 400–1500 250–1800
 Mean 1093.4 1048.9 1122.6
Form of employment
 Fee for service 181 (91.4) 70 (90.9) 110 (91.7)
 Fixed salary 17 (8.6) 7 (9.1) 10 (8.3)
Duration of average consultation as assessed by GP (minutes)
 Range 10–30 15–25 10–30
 Mean 18.6 19.1 18.3
  1. Number of missing values: a 1, b 2, c 3