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Table 1 Respondent characteristics (n = 630)*

From: An indication of current views of Australian general practitioners towards chiropractic and osteopathy: a cross-sectional study

Source of data         Non-responders
  Gender       20
  Male Female       
 Study 59 41       
 Profession a 60 40       
  Age (years)    15
  <30 30–40 41–50 51–60 >60    
 Study 5 28 21 23 23    
  <30 30–39 40–49 50–59 >60    
 Profession a 25 48 14 7 6    
  Years in practice   7
  0–2 3–5 6–10 11–15 16–20 20+   
 Study 10 14 15 10 6 45   
  <2 2–5 6–10 11–19 20+   
 Profession b 1 10 9 16 64   
  Geographical region by postcode 23
  NSW Vic Qld SA WA Tas ACT  
 Study 32 23 24 7 9 3 2  
 Profession c 33 25 20 8 10 2 2  
  1. * All figures given as % of responders; Figures for non-responders are number for each category; Study refers to results from the cross-sectional study; Profession refers to GP workforce data
  2. a Medical Board of Australia. Medical Practitioner Registrant Data: September 2014 http://www.medicalboard.gov.au/
  3. b University of Sydney. General practice activity in Australia 2013–14. http://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/bitstream/2123/11882/4/9781743324226_ONLINE.pdf
  4. c Australian Institute of Health & Welfare 2014. http://www.aihw.gov.au/workforce/medical/additional/