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Table 1 Demographic data of participants

From: Determining the clinical knowledge and practice of Australian podiatrists on children with developmental coordination disorder: a cross-sectional survey

Total participants, N = 365 N (%) or Mean (SD)
Recency of practice (years practicing) 8.9 (9.0)
Gender (female) 249 (68%)
Original qualification
 Certificate/Advanced certificate 22 (6%)
 Diploma/Associate Diploma 44 (12%)
 Bachelor/ Bachelor with Honours 266 (73%)
 Masters 26 (7%)
 Clinical Doctorate 2 (1%)
 Other 5 (1%)
Graduating institution
 Charles Sturt University 11 (3%)
 Curtin University 8 (2%)
 La Trobe University 89 (24%)
 Queensland University of Technology 33 (9%)
 University of South Australia 131 (36%)
 University of Western Australia 5 (1%)
 University of Western Sydney 18 (5%)
 University of Newcastle 16 (4%)
 Auckland University of Technology 5 (1%)
 Other (Includes external to Australia and former institutions) 49 (13%)
Year of graduation
 1960–69 1 (0%)
 1970–79 7 (2%)
 1980–89 45 (12%)
 1990–99 96 (26%)
 2000–09 97 (27%)
 2010–17 119 (33%)
Further tertiary study relating to podiatry (yes) 57 (16%)
Highest qualification (N = 54)
 Graduate Certificate 12 (22%)
 Graduate Diploma 12 (22%)
 Masters by coursework 13 (24%)
 Masters by research 3 (6%)
 Professional doctorate 1 (12%)
 Doctorate by research (PhD) 8 (15%)
 Other 5 (9%)
Primary role
 Private Practice 280 (77%)
 Public 49 (13%)
 Academic (lecturing and/or research) 13 (4%)
 Other 23 (6%)
Hours worked per week (mean) 31.8 (11.6)
State/Territory of primary practice
 Qld 40 (11%)
 NSW 51 (14%)
 ACT 5 (1%)
 Vic 109 (30%)
 Tas 13 (4%)
 SA 135 (37%)
 WA 10 (3%)
 NT 2 (1%)
Paediatric patient load (%)
 0–25% 309 (85%)
 25–50% 50 (14%)
 50–75% 2 (1%)
  > 75% 4 (1%)