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Table 1 Physicians referred for adjudication by their characteristics

From: Engagement, not personal characteristics, was associated with the seriousness of regulatory adjudication decisions about physicians: a cross-sectional study

VariableCategoriesNo.(%)
AllegationMisconduct344(32.8)
 Performance312(29.7)
 Conviction210(20.0)
 Health126(12.0)
 Other57(5.4)
Area of practiceGP307(29.3)
 Specialist263(25.1)
 Neither (not in training)396(37.8)
 Neither (in training)83(7.9)
AttendedYes695(66.3)
 No354(33.7)
Legally representedYes257(24.5)
 No233(22.2)
 Unknown559(53.3)
LicensedYes1 021(97.3)
 No28(2.7)
(Decision) outcomeNo impairment241(23.0)
 Impairment116(11.1)
 Suspension384(36.6)
 Erasure308(29.4)
Outcome year2012120(11.4)
 2013210(20.0)
 2014211(20.1)
 2015225(21.4)
 2016213(20.3)
 201770(6.7)
PMQ regionROW487(46.4)
 UK398(37.9)
 EEA164(15.6)
RaceBME463(44.1)
 White321(30.6)
 Not recorded265(25.3)
SexMale895(85.3)
 Female154(14.7)
Source (of initial referral)Employer411(39.2)
 (Member of the) public134(12.8)
 Another physician104(9.9)
 Self-referral79(7.5)
 Police69(6.6)
 Regulator58(5.5)
 Other194(18.5)
 Total1 049(100.0)