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Table 1 Characteristics of practitioners interviewed

From: ‘It’s a can of worms’: understanding primary care practitioners’ behaviours in relation to HPV using the theoretical domains framework

   GPs Practice nurses
Gender Female 13 14
Male 6 0
Healthboard area HSE Mid-Eastern 4 3
HSE North-Eastern 3 4
HSE Southern 7 0
HSE Western 5 7
Location of practice City 6 6
Other 13 8
Solo GP practice Yes 6 7
No 13 7
Practice nurse Yes 16 -
No 3 -
Years since graduation * <10 years 2 n/a
10-19 years 2 n/a
20-39 years 14 n/a
HPV information knowledge score * 1 High (11+) 5 n/a
Medium (7-10) 10 n/a
Low (<7) 3 n/a
HPV vaccine attitude * Positive 10 n/a
  Negative / neutral 7 n/a
  1. * Data from 2007 GP survey (Murphy et al., 2008) [23].
  2. 1 Number of 13 factual questions about HPV infection that were answered correctly (Additional file 1).
  3. n/a = not available.