Table 1

Practice sample and demographic data.
Practices (n) Mean practice size (sd) Patients (n) % female Mean age (years)
Austria 23 2878* (1369) 293 36 71.6
Belgium 18 3035 (2363) 232 25 66.7
England 32 6573 (3655) 479 39 68.2
France 9 1417 (754) 133 26 67.8
Germany 13

4423*

(1608)

248 35 70.0
The Netherlands 34 3183 (1215) 495 29 69.3
Slovenia 35 2059 (804) 805 36 68.3
Switzerland 17 3449* (2537) 275 24 68.2
total 181 3538 (2582) 2960 33 68.7

* Practices size provided by practices as number of yearly attending patients; in all other countries as number of patients listed.

van Lieshout et al.

van Lieshout et al. BMC Family Practice 2012 13:96   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-96

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