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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Perceptions and satisfaction of a mandatory continuing professional development programme amongst Aotearoa New Zealand podiatrists

Time at workplace, n (%)
 Full time 83 (62)
 Part-time (< 18.5 h per week) 11 (8)
 Part-time (> 18.5 h per week, but less than 40) 40 (30)
Work duration, n (%)
 0–2 years 6 (4)
 3–5 years 14 (10)
 6–10 years 24 (18)
 11–15 years 17 (13)
 16–20 years 12 (9)
 > 21 years 61 (46)
Place of work, n (%)
 Private practice 107 (80)
 District Health Board 11 (8)
 Education 6 (11)
 Private practice, District Health Board 5 (4)
 Administration 2 (1)
 Education, Research 1 (1)
 Industry/commercial 1 (1)
 Private practice, Education 1 (1)
Work location, n (%)
 Auckland 45 (33)
 Canterbury 25 (19)
 Wellington 16 (12)
 Waikato 13 (10)
 Otago 7 (5)
 Bay of Plenty 6 (4)
 Northland 6 (4)
 Manawatū-Whanganui 5 (4)
 Taranaki 4 (3)
 Southland 2 (1)
 Hawkes Bay 2 (1)
 Gisborne 1 (1)
 Marlborough 1 (1)
 Nelson 1 (1)
Highest level qualification, n (%)
 Bachelors degree 62 (46)
 Diploma 23 (17)
 Bachelors with Honours 17 (13)
 Postgraduate diploma 15 (11)
 Masters degree 6 (4)
 Postgraduate certificate 6 (4)
 Doctoral degree 5 (4)
Intention to start formal qualification in the next 5 years, n (%)
 Maybe 40 (30)
 No 69 (51)
 Yes 15 (11)
 Currently undertaking a further qualification 10 (7)