Table 2

Potential role of GP in cancer prevention
Strongly agree Agree No opinion Disagree Strongly disagree
Empowering individuals to make their own decisions about health issues 64.1% (n=177) 34.8% (n=96) 0.7% (n=2) 0.4% (n=1) 0% (n=0)
Offering advice to inform individuals about better lifestyle choices 66.8% (n=183) 32.1% (n=88) 0.7% (n=2) 0.4% (n=1) 0% (n=0)
Working with local communities to empower them to make decisions about lifestyle choices 22.3% (n=61) 39.9% (n=109) 27.1% (n=74) 8.8% (n=24) 1.8% (n=5)
Ensuring a co-ordinate cancer prevention approach within the practice? 34.4% (n=95) 54.0% (n=149) 9.1% (n=25) 2.5% (n=7) 0% (n=0)
Identifying patients at risk? 54.7% (n=155) 43.1% (n=119) 1.4% (n=4) 0.7% (n=2) 0% (n=0)
Ensuring equality of access to cancer prevention interventions? 51.6% (n=142) 40.0% (n=110) 4.7% (n=13) 1.8% (n=5) 1.8% (n=5)

McIlfatrick et al.

McIlfatrick et al. BMC Family Practice 2013 14:58   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-58

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