Table 1

Demographic characteristics of respondents

Total respondents nGPs who not performed injections in the past year n (%)GPs who performed injections in the past year n (%)Median injections performed by GPs nInterquartile range
Sex:
    Men17950 (28)129 (73)136–31
    Women13093 (72)37 (29)41–7
Locality:
    Urban11968 (57)51 (43)84–21
    Mixed13355 (41)78 (59)103–21
    Rural5720 (35)37 (65)134–30
Previous post in rheumatology, orthopaedics, or sports medicine:
    Yes7528 (37)47 (63)143–36
    No234116 (50)118 (50)104–21
GP principals’ minor surgery list status:
    On list19669 (35)127 (65)125–31
    Not on list5039 (78)11 (22)53–16