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Table 2 Socio-demographic data of GPs at baseline

From: Impact of a tailored program on the implementation of evidence-based recommendations for multimorbid patients with polypharmacy in primary care practices—results of a cluster-randomized controlled trial

  Total Intervention Control
Number of GPs 22 11 11
Number of practices 18 7 11
GPs organized in group practices 8 8 0
Mean Age in years (range; SD) 54.9 (44 – 68; 6.8) 54.2 (44–63; 6.0) 55.6 (44–68; 7.8)
Sex male in % (n) 81.8 (18) 63.3 (7) 100 (11)
Mean professional experience as GP in years (range; SD) 22 (8–33; 7.6) 18.8 (8–39; 7.5) 20.1 (11–33; 7.9)
Number of patient contacts per GP per week 222 (120–450; 79.2) 208 (120–450; 94.1) 236 (150–300; 62.2)
Number of MA per practice 4.64 (1–9; SD 2.8) 4.45 (1–9;2.7) 4.82 (1–9; 3.0)
  1. GP general practitioner, SD standard deviation, MA medical assistant