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Table 3 Profile of the GPs with the highest number of publications (UK, US and Others).

From: The profile of general practitioners (GPs) who publish in selected family practice journals

  UK US Others p-value
GPS with time scheduled for research (%) 81.25 90.91 60 0.0266
Days per week attending patients 1.88 2.34 3.02 0.0135
Hours per day attending patients 7.94 6.32 6.97 0.0916
Number of patients attended per week 40.44 29.64 59.73 0.0033
Hours dedicated to research 16.13 20.23 7.85 0.0009
Minutes spent attending each patient 21.36 35.51 28.05 0.0307
Proportion of time dedicated to research 49.76 54.66 24.74 0.0001
University affiliation (%) 93.75 90.91 60 0.0053
Proportion of GPs who teach (%) 50 81.82 70 0.1122