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Table 1 Response and retention rates of general practitioners according to Australian state

From: Recruiting and retaining GPs and patients in intervention studies: the DEPS-GP project as a case study

  Target Sampling frame GPs initially agreeing to participate GPs participating in postal questionnaire GPs participating in practice audit
  N N N % N % N %
New South Wales 168 6828 300 4.4 155 51.6 124 41.3
Victoria 120 4993 158 3.2 98 62.0 80 50.6
Queensland 72 3703 154 4.2 56 36.4 43 27.9
Western Australia 72 1849 99 5.4 49 49.5 38 38.4
South Australia 48 1673 61 3.6 25 41.0 18 29.5
TOTAL 480 19046 772 4.1 383 49.6 303 39.2