Table 2.

Characteristics of the physicians participating in the focus groups*: N = 12.

VARIABLESPARTICIPANT RESPONSES
Year of graduation, median (range)1975 (1967 to 1983)
Men, n (%)7 (58)
CCFP, n (%)8 (67)
No. of medical doctors in practice, median (range)2 (1 to 6)
No. of hours worked per week, median (range)45 (35 to 60)
No. of patients per physician, median (range)1363 (630 to 2200)
  • CCFP—Certification in Family Medicine.

  • * Obtained from questionnaires administered at the onset of the quantitative study.