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Table 2 Characteristics of the primary care provider participants

From: The relationship of primary care providers to dental practitioners in rural and remote Australia

Participant Characteristics Number (n = 105) Percentage (%)
Gender
 Female 74 70.5
 Male 31 29.5
Age (years)
 ≤40 55 52.4
 >40 50 47.6
Primary care occupation
 Speech therapist 1 1.0
 Allied Health Worker 3 2.9
 Aboriginal Health Worker 3 2.9
 Child Health Nurse/Nurse 21 20.0
 Director of Nursing (DoN) 12 11.4
 General Practitioner (GP) 30 28.6
 Pharmacist 19 18.1
 Practice manager 9 8.6
 Receptionist 7 6.7
Years in current practice
 <1 month 7 6.7
 1-12 months 25 23.8
 >1-5 years 43 41.0
 >5 years 30 28.6
Location (State)
 Queensland 57 54.3
 South Australia 24 22.9
 Tasmania 24 22.9