Table 1

Summary of practice details of gps interviewed
Number of GPs interviewed whose practices are in each cell in the sampling frame
High Inc.* High Inc. High Inc. Medium Inc. Medium Inc. Medium Inc. Low Inc. Low Inc. Low Inc.
Low SPR** Medium SPR High SPR Low SPR Medium SPR High SPR Low SPR Medium SPR High SPR
2 3 7 2 5 4 1 4 2
Practice size of GPs interviewed Small 1-2 partners Medium 3-5 partners Large 6 or more partners
11 13 6
Average age of GPs in practices of GPs interviewed ≤40 41-45 46-50 51 – 55 56 – 60 >60
6 14 6 1 1 1
% of female partners in practices of GPs interviewed 0 1-49% 50% 51-99% 100%
7 10 6 5 2

* High levels of incapacity in the practice from Scottish Neighbourhood statistics.

**High standardised prescribing rate for antidepressants – used as a proxy for deprivation levels.

Macdonald et al.

Macdonald et al. BMC Family Practice 2012 13:82   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-82

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