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Table 1 Demographics of survey respondents compared with national data held by Australian General Practice and Training (AGPT) for Semester 2, 2008

From: What are the perceived learning needs of Australian general practice registrars for quality prescribing?

   Respondents Population
Gender Female (%) 68 63
Graduates Australian Universities 80 75
Age Average 35 35
  Range 25-36 years old (%) 75 64
Location Urban (RRMA1-2)1 41 46
  Rural & Remote (RRMA3-7) 59 49
Training 2 % Basic registrar training 35 12
  % Advanced registrar training 15 25
  % Subsequent registrar training 35 30
  1. 1 Rural, remote and metropolitan area classification can be found at: http://www.aihw.gov.au/ruralhealth/remotenessclassifications/rrma.cfm
  2. 2 Basic training registrars (6 months full time equivalent (FTE) training in GP), Advanced training registrars (12 months FTE), Subsequent training registrars (18 months FTE)