Table 1

 Profile of PAs working in UK in July 2004

Sex3 women, 3 men
Age in years2: 25–35; 3: 36–45; 1: 46–55
Highest degree4: bachelor’s; 2: master’s
Combined years of experience in emergency medicine23: urban setting; 21: rural setting
Level of supervision5: on site; 1: by telephone