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Table 4 Employee characteristics for employees who returned the questionnaire in usual care and UCCs

From: Do employees benefit from collaborations between out of hours general practitioners and emergency departments?

  Total Out-of-hours GP services EDs
Usual care UCCs Usual care (n = 216) UCCs (n = 141) Usual care (n = 125) UCCs (n = 99)
Profession*‡
 Physician 150 (44.0%) 126 (52.7%) 128 (59.3%) 92 (65.2%) 22 (17.6%) 34 (34.7%)
 Support staff 191 (56.0%) 113 (47.3%) 88 (40.7%) 49 (34.8%) 103 (82.4%) 64 (65.3%)
Gender‡
 Male 115 (33.7%) 93 (38.8%) 94 (43.5%) 56 (39.7%) 21 (16.8%) 37 (37.4%)
 Female 226 (66.3% 147 (61.2% 122 (56.5%) 85 (60.3%) 104 (83.2%) 62 (62.6%)
 Age (mean ± SD) 43.79 ± 11.88 43.59 ± 11.10 45.4 ± 11.7 44.9 ± 11.2 41.04 ± 11.8 41.7 ± 10.7
  1. *statistically significant (p < 0.05) difference between usual care for total population; †statistically significant (p < 0.05); ‡statistically significant (p < 0.05) difference between usual care and UCCs for ED employees