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Table 1 Demographic details of respondentsto the 2011 and 2012 surveys

From: Research capacity and culture in podiatry: early observations within Queensland Health

  2011 Survey 2012 Survey pValue
Gender   n = 32 (%) n = 32 (%)  
  Male 11 (34.4) 13 (40.6) 0.606
  Female 21 (65.6) 19 (59.4) 0.606
Year born n = 33 (%) n = 32 (%)  
  Before 1946 0 0 NA
  Between 1946-1951 0 0 NA
  Between 1952-1956 3 (9.1) 1 (3.0) NA
  Between 1957-1962 1 (3.0) 1 (3.0) NA
  Between 1963-1967 5 (15.2) 4 (12.5) 0.757
  Between 1968-1972 5 (15.2) 6 (18.8) 0.700
  Between 1973-1978 6 (18.2) 11 (34.4) 0.138
  Between 1979-1983 5 (15.2) 3 (9.4) 0.479
  Between 1984-1988 8 (24.20) 6 (18.8) 0.590
  After 1988 0 0 NA
Service n = 33 (%) n = 32 (%)  
  Hospital 16 (48.5) 14 (43.8) 0.702
  Clinical 5 (15.2) 4 (12.5) 0.757
  Sub-Acute Facility 3 (9.1) 2 (6.3) 0.667
  Community Health Centre 16 (48.5) 22 (68.8) 0.097
  Nursing Home 2 (6.1) 1 (3.1) 0.573
  Management 3 (9.1) 1 (3.1) 0.317
Current classification level n = 33 (%) n = 32 (%)  
  HP 1-2 0 0 NA
  HP 3 8 (24.2) 8 (25.0) 0.944
  HP 4 15 (45.5) 16 (50.0) 0.714
  HP 5 7 (21.2) 6 (18.8) 0.804
  HP 6 3 (9.1) 2 (6.3) NA
  HP 7 or above 0 0 NA
Years experience in Podiatry n = 33 (%) n = 30 (%)  
  Less than 2 years 5 (15.2) 2 (6.7) 0.285
  2-5 years 6 (18.2) 6 (20.0) 0.854
  6-10 years 6 (18.2) 7 (23.3) 0.614
  11-15 years 10 (30.3) 9 (30.0) 0.979
  16-20 years 1 (3.0) 3 (10.0) NA
  20+ years 5 (15.2) 3 (10.0) 0.540
Years experience in QH as a Podiatrist n = 33 (%) n = 30 (%)  
  Less than 2 years 15 (45.5) 7 (23.3) 0.066
  2-5 years 9 (27.3) 15 (50.0) 0.064
  6-10 years 7 (21.2) 3 (10.0) 0.224
  11-15 years 1 (3.0) 4 (13.3) NA
  16-20 years 1 (3.0) 0 NA
  20+ years 0 1 (3.3) NA
Years worked in QH in any capacity n = 33 (%) n = 32 (%)  
  Less than 2 years 13 (39.4) 5 (15.6) 0.032
  2-5 years 10 (30.3) 16 (50.0) 0.105
  6-10 years 7 (21.2) 5 (15.6) 0.562
  11-15 years 1 (3.0) 4 (12.5) NA
  16-20 years 2 (6.1) 0 NA
  20+ years 0 2 (6.3) NA
Current employment status n = 33 (%) n = 32 (%)  
  Permanent full-time 24 (72.7) 17 (53.1) 0.102
  Permanent part-time 1 (3.0) 6 (18.8) 0.041
  Temporary full-time 6 (18.2) 8 (25.0) 0.504
  Temporary part-time 1 (3.0) 1 (3.1) NA
  Temporary casual 0 0 NA
Future in QH n = 33 (%) n = 32 (%)  
  Less than 2 years 0 1 (3.1) NA
  2-4 years 3 (9.1) 2 (6.3) NA
  5-9 years 7 (21.2) 6 (18.8) 0.804
  10+ years 16 (48.5) 11 (34.4) 0.249
  Not sure 7 (21.2) 12 (37.5) 0.149