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Table 2 GP Characteristics (n = 18)a

From: Improving women’s knowledge about prenatal screening in the era of non-invasive prenatal testing for Down syndrome – development and acceptability of a low literacy decision aid

Characteristics N (%)
Age (years)
 Mean 45
 Range 28–66
Gender
 Male 5 (28)
 Female 13 (72)
Country of birth
 Australia 9 (50)
 South-East Asia 5 (33)
 Africa 3 (16)
 UK 1 (6)
Primary language
 English 11 (61)
 Other 7 (39)
Years of experience as a GP
 Less than a year 3 (20)
 1–5 years 1 (7)
 6–10 years 2 (13)
 11–20 years 3 (20)
 21–30 years 5 (33)
 31+ years 1 (7)
Employment status
 Full-time 13 (72)
 Part-time 5 (28)
Current role in general practice
 Registrar/in training 4 (22)
 Contractor/sessional 7 (39)
 Retainer/salaried 3 (17)
 Partner/principal 4 (22)
  1. aSome percentages do not add up to 100% due to rounding