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Table 1 Demographics of participants – n (%)

From: PoDFEd: Podiatrists and Diabetes Footcare Education Survey - How do Australian podiatrists provide diabetes education?

 Total responses
n=512
ACT
n=8, 1% of total responses
NSW
n=104, 20% of total responses
NT
n=5, 1% of total responses
QLD
n=91, 18% of total responses
SA
N=35, 7% of total responses
TAS
n=15, 3% of total responses
VIC
n=194, 38% of total responses
WA
N=60, 12% of total responses
Gendern(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)
 Male181 (35%)1 (12%)53 (51%)1 (20%)29 (32%)12 (35%)3 (20%)59 (30%)23 (38%)
 Female329 (64%)6 (76%)51 (49%)4 (80%)62 (68%)23 (65%)12 (80%)134 (69%)37 (62%)
 Prefer not to answer2 (1%)1 (12%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)1 (1%)0 (0%)
Age groupn(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)
 Under 2561 (12%)0 (0%)16 (15%)2 (40%)4 (4%)1 (2%)4 (27%)28 (15%)6 (10%)
 25 - 35235 (46%)4 (50%)47 (45%)0 (0%)40 (44%)14 (40%)8 (53%)100 (52%)22 (37%)
 36 – 45109 (21%)2 (26%)25 (24%)1 (20%)22 (24%)9 (26%)1 (7%)32 (16%)17 (28%)
 46 - 5581 (16%)1 (12%)10 (9%)0 (0%)20 (22%)9 (26%)2 (13%)26 (13%)13 (22%)
 56 +26 (5%)1 (12%)6 (7%)2 (40%)5 (6%)2 (6%)0 (0%)8 (4%)2 (3%)
Working environmentn(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)
 Acute Setting83 (16%)1 (12%)12 (12%)2 (40%)20 (22%)9 (26%)0 (0%)31 (15%)8 (13%)
 Sub-acute Setting24 (5%)0 (0%)1 (1%)0 (0%)7 (7%)3 (9%)3 (20%)7 (4%)3 (5%)
 Community Health104 (20%)5 (63%)6 (5%)0 (0%)18 (20%)0 (0%)3 (20%)67 (35%)5 (8%)
 Private Practice280 (55%)2 (25%)81 (77%)1 (20%)40 (44%)20 (56%)9 (60%)83 (43%)44 (74%)
 Other*21 (4%)0 (0.00%)4 (4%)2 (40%)6 (7%)3 (9%)0 (0%)6 (3%)0 (0%)
Podiatry Qualificationn(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)
 Diploma53 (10%)1 (13%)12 (12%)1 (20%)17 (19%)7 (20%)1 (7%)6 (3%)8 (13%)
 Bachelor362 (71%)6 (75%)74 (71%)2 (40%)68 (75%)27 (78%)10 (67%)134 (69%)41 (68%)
 Masters77 (15%)0 (0%)14 (13%)1 (20%)3 (3%)0 (0.00%)2 (13%)50 (26%)7 (12%)
 Other*20 (4%)1 (12%)4 (4%)1 (20%)3 (3%)1 (2%)2 (13%)4 (2%)4 (7%)
 n=510n=8n=104n=5n=91n=35n=15n=192n=60
Years of practicen(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)
 0-271 (14%)0 (0%)18 (17%)2 (40%)8 (9%)3 (9%)4 (27%)29 (15%)7 (12%)
 3-580 (16%)1 (13%)27 (26%)0 (0%)9 (10%)4 (11%)1 (6%)28 (14%)10 (16%)
 6-10133 (26%)3 (37%)23 (22%)0 (0%)29 (32%)6 (17%)4 (27%)59 (31%)9 (15%)
 11-1577 (15%)2 (25%)8 (8%)0 (0%)12 (13%)8 (23%)4 (27%)37 (20%)6 (10%)
 15+149 (29%)2 (25%)28 (27%)3 (60%)33 (36%)14 (40%)2 (13%)39 (20%)28 (47%)
 n=488n=8n=104n=5n=85n=33n=14n=184n=55
% of patients with diabetes (per week)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n (%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)
 < 25%91 (19%)0 (0%)21 (21%)0 (0%)15 (18%)11 (33%)2 (13%)30 (16%)12 (22%)
 26-50%164 (34%)3 (37%)42 (41%)1 (20%)22 (26%)8 (24%)5 (38%)63 (34%)20 (36%)
 51-75%116 (24%)3 (37%)24 (23%)2 (40%)20 (23%)6 (19%)3 (21%)45 (25%)13 (24%)
 76%+117 (23%)2 (26%)17 (15%)2 (40%)28 (33%)8 (24%)4 (38%)46 (25%)10 (18%)
  1. *Other included: Aged Care facility, Non-Governmental Organisation, Remote Communities, University, Aboriginal Medical Services, Surgeon