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Table 1 Structure of GP patient questionnaire (pilot version)

From: The GP Patient Survey for use in primary care in the National Health Service in the UK – development and psychometric characteristics

   Question Classification   
Domain Section descriptor Report Evaluation Mixed Report/Evaluation Total number of questions Total number of items
A About your GP surgery or health centre   1, 2, 4 3 4 4
B Getting through on the phone   5   1 4
C Seeing a doctor 6–12    7 7
D Waiting time in the GP surgery or health centre 13 14   2 2
E Seeing the doctor you prefer 15, 16    2 2
F Opening hours 18,19 17   3 3
G Seeing a doctor in the GP surgery or health centre 21 20   2 8
H Seeing a practice nurse in the GP surgery or health centre 22 23–25   4 10
I Care planning 26–29 30   5 5
J Your overall satisfaction   31   1 1
K Out of hours care 32, 33, 35 34, 36–38   7 7
L Some questions about yourself 39–51a    13 13
Total      51 66
  1. *Questions 5, 20, 24 have 4, 7, 7 items respectively; otherwise each question comprises only single items
  2. a Questions 50, 51 on religion and sexual identity excluded from half of pilot questionnaires