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Table 1 The trainees’ characteristics

From: Qualitative evaluation of the general practitioner chronic non-communicable diseases training programme

Training field COPD Diabetes Stoke Hypertension
Gender
 Male 4 (33.3%) 2(16.7%) 0(0%) 0(0%)
 Female 8(66.7%) 10(83.3%) 8(100%) 7(100%)
Age (years)
 < 30 2(16.7%) 1(8.3%) 3(37.5%) 1(14.3%)
 30–39 8(66.7%) 8(66.7%) 4(50.0%) 6(85.7%)
 ≥ 40 2(16.7%) 3(25.0%) 1(12.5%) 0(0%)
Work year
 ≤ 5 3(25.0%) 2(16.7%) 4(50.0%) 2(28.6%)
 6–10 2(16.7%) 1(8.3%) 1(12.5%) 2(28.6%)
 > 10 7(58.3%) 9(75.0%) 3(37.5%) 3(42.9%)
Education background
 Bachelor’s 9(75.0%) 10(83.3%) 6(75.0%) 6(85.7%)
 Master’s 2(16.7%) 2(16.7%) 2(25.0%) 1(14.3%)
 Doctorate 1(8.3%) 0(0%) 0(0%) 0(0%)
Technical rank
 Junior 3(25.0%) 4(33.3%) 3(37.5%) 3(42.9%)
 Medium 9(75.0%) 7(58.3%) 4(50.0%) 4(51.7%)
 Senior 0(0%) 1(8.3%) 1(12.5%) 0(0%)
Training model
 O-I 4(33.3%) 3(25.0%) 2(25.0%) 5(71.4%)
 I-O 5(41.7%) 1(8.3%) 0(0%) 1(14.3%)
 O-I-O 3(25.0%) 8(66.7%) 6(66.7%) 1(14.3%)
Total 12 12 8 7
  1. O-I: Initially assisting the outpatient consultant, and then practising in the ward
  2. I-O: Initially practising in the ward, and then assisting the outpatient consultant
  3. O-I-O: Initially assisting the outpatient consultant, then practising in the ward, and finally assisting the outpatient consultant again
  4. COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease