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Table 2 Demographic and background details of participants

From: General practitioners' beliefs about effectiveness and intentions to prescribe smoking cessation medications: qualitative and quantitative studies

Characteristic Levels N %
Gender Female 60 16.3%
  Male 307 83.7%
Decade of qualification 1960s 11 3%
  1970s 122 33.2%
  1980s 146 39.8%
  1990s 86 23.4%
  2000s 2 0.5%
Commitment Full time 323 88%
  Pat time 44 12%
Country of training UK 327 89.1%
  Other 40 10.9%
Geographical location London 32 8.7%
  South East 63 17.2%
  South West 40 10.9%
  West Midlands 41 11.2%
  Eastern 46 12.5%
  Trent 44 12%
  North West 56 15.3%
  Northern and Yorkshire 45 12.3%
Presence of trained practice nurse No 89 24.3%
  Yes 277 75.5%
  missing 1 0.3%