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Table 1 Participant Characteristics

From: “A doctor who really knows …”: a survey of community perspectives on medical students and practitioners with disability

Age groupPercentagen
 17–25 years34.1%58
 26–35 years15.3%27
 36–45 years14.7%25
 46–55 years20%35
 56–65 years10.6%18
 65+ years5.3%9
 Total100%172
Ethnic identityPercentagen
 Multiple38%64
 Australian53%89
 Anglo-Euro-Caucasian35%59
 Asian11%18
 Other14%23
 Total100%168
Highest Level EducationPercentagen
 Primary school0.00%0
 Secondary school19.30%33
 Post school or trade Certificate7.60%13
 Diploma12.90%22
 Graduate university degree22.80%40
 Post-graduate university degree37.40%64
 Total100%172
OccupationPercentagen
 Academic16%12
 Disability Sector Professional16%12
 Health Professional14%10
 Other Professional or Manager14%10
 Medical student11%8
 University student9%7
 Doctor7%5
 Other14%10
 Total100%74
Postcode locationPercentagen
NSW94%162
 -Western Sydney151%82
 -South Western Sydney126%42
 -Sydney Metropolitan116%26
 -NSW other17%12
Queensland4%7
Victoria2%3
Total100%172
  1. The number for this region is encompassed in total NSW numbers