Table 1

Characteristics of respondents

Characteristicn (%)
Age (years) (n=170)
 <319 (5.3)
 31–4041 (24.1)
 41–5047 (27.6)
 51–6059 (34.7)
 >6014 (8.2)
Professional role (n=172)
 Consultant37 (21.5)
 General practitioner61 (35.5)
 Specialty and associate specialist42 (24.4)
 Trainee doctor10 (5.8)
 Nurse19 (11.0)
 Midwife2 (1.2)
 Researcher1 (0.5)
Prescriber (n=168)
 Yes160 (95.2)
 No8 (4.8)
Setting* (n=171)
 General practice78 (45.6)
 Genitourinary medicine14 (8.2)
 Gynaecology16 (9.4)
 Integrated sexual and reproductive health (SRH) service/
 contraception and sexual health (CASH)
92 (53.8)
 Pharmacy1 (0.6)
 Other†7 (4.1)
Region (n=169)
 England80 (47.3)
 Northern Ireland1 (0.6)
 Scotland79 (46.7)
 Wales4 (2.4)
 Other country (outside the UK)5 (3)
  • *Total exceeds 100% as 34 respondents indicated multiple settings.

  • †Abortion services (4), research (1), youth service (1), hospital (1).