Table 1

Characteristics of patients presenting at the GP walk-in centres
Demographic characteristics Centre B Centre A Total
n = 529 n = 501 n = 1030
Age (years) Mean ± SD, (Median) [Range] 32.1 ± 17.9, 30.9 ±21.7, 31.5 ± 19.8,
(27) [0, 82] (28) [0, 89] (27) [0,89]
Sex % (n)
Male 37.5 (188) 39.5 (209) 38.5 (397)
Female 58.7 (294) 58.8 (311) 58.7 (605)
Missing 3.8 (19) 1.5 (9) 2.5 (28)
First time user of the GP centre % (n) 52% (272) 33% (164) 43% (436)
Occupation % (n) % (n) % (n)
Working full-time 34.8 (184) 35.3 (177) 35.0 (361)
Student 28.2 (149) 17.2 (86) 22.8 (235)
Working part-time 10.2 (54) 8.0 (40) 9.1 (94)
Retired 8.5 (45) 8.4 (42) 8.4 (87)
Unemployed 7.8 (41) 9.2 (46) 8.4 (87)
Pre-school infants 2.3 (12) 11.8 (59) 6.9 (71)
Homemakers 0.8 (4) 1.8 (9) 1.3 (13)
Other 6.0 (32) 3.8 (19) 5.0 (51)
Missing 1.5 (8) 4.6 (23) 3.0 (31)

Arain et al.

Arain et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:142   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-142

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