Table 2

Participant Characteristics

 Family physician/general practice45
 Other primary health care professionala2
 College or regulatory body13
 Advocate or advocacy group9
 Abortion facility6
Total of profession and stakeholder Regionb90
 British Columbia19
 Prairies (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba)14
 Atlantic (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland)9
 Territories (Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut)5
Sex (self-reported)
 Other/did not respond2
Health care professional age, y
Health care professional practice location
Health care professional abortion experience at time of study enrollment
 Surgical only9
 Medical only5
 Surgical and medical24
  • a Other primary health care professional (eg, nurse practitioner, emergency medicine).

  • b Participants reported collectively from some provinces and territories to protect anonymity due to small numbers.