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Table 1 Characteristics of the study practices’ patient population and the general practitioners interviewed

From: General practitioners’ views on quality markers for children in UK primary care: a qualitative study

Characteristics (n)
Study practices’ patient population (n = 20)*  
Number of general practitioners in practice (FTE)  
 2 2
 3–5 9
 6–8 6
 ≥9 3
Number of nurses in practice (FTE)  
 1–2 8
 3–4 7
 5–6 5
Number of patients registered in practice  
 <5,000 5
 5,000–9,999 5
 10,000–14,999 7
 ≥15,000 3
Deprivation  
 <10% 9
 10–19% 3
 20–29% 0
 ≥30% 5
 Unsure 3
Ethnic minority  
 <10% 8
 10–19% 4
 20–29% 3
 ≥30% 5
Participants (n = 20)  
Sex  
 Female 8
 Male 12
Age, years  
 <40 years 4
 40–49 years 8
 50–59 years 7
 ≥60 years 1
 Mean (range) 47 (32–62)
Number of years since qualified  
 <5 3
 5–14 5
 15–24 5
 ≥25 7
Number of patients seen per day  
 <30 4
 30–49 11
 ≥50 5
  1. *Demographic information based on general practitioners’ response.
  2. FTE, full time equivalent.