Table 1

Characteristics of respondents

Respondent characteristicsn (%)
Have you made a mistake?70 (100)
 Yes68 (97)
 No2 (3)
How many mistakes?58 (100)
 One8 (14)
 Two to five41 (71)
 More than five9 (15)
In which semester?58 (100)
 First11 (19)
 Second9 (16)
 Third12 (20)
 Fourth10 (17)
 Fifth4 (7)
 Sixth7 (12)
 More than sixth5 (9)
Delay since making the last mistake?58 (100)
 <3 months ago21 (36)
 3–6 months ago10 (17)
 6–12 months ago10 (17)
 >12 months ago17 (30)
Where?58 (100)
 Oncology1 (2)
 Geriatrics6 (10)
 Internal medicine*14 (24)
 Paediatrics*5 (9)
 Private practice course*11 (19)
 Accident and emergency*15 (26)
 Other6 (10)
  • * Obligatory courses for validation of general practitioner training in French medical universities.