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Table 1 General practitioners: Gender, TOP provision status, setting, and area of work

From: Medical termination of pregnancy in general practice in Australia: a descriptive-interpretive qualitative study

General practitioners   N = 32 Percent
Gender Female 24 75.0
Male 9 28.1
Role General Practitioner (GP) 31 96.8
GP/surgeonb 1 3.1
Provision of MTOP Provider 8 25.0
Non-provider 24 75.0
Work setting Private GP practice 32 100
Area (NSWa) Metropolitan 16 50.0
Inner regional 13 40.6
Outer regional 1 3.1
Remote & very remote 2 6.2
  1. aAustralian Statistical Geography Standard Remoteness Structure [32]
  2. bAlso known as a procedural GP and defined as a rural or remote GP who ‘provides abortion services, normally in a hospital theatre, maternity care setting or appropriately equipped facility, which in urban areas are typically the province of a specific referral based specialty’ [33]