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Table 1 Characteristics of practices for participants and non-participants

From: Personal continuity and access in UK general practice: a qualitative study of general practitioners' and patients' perceptions of when and how they matter

  No of GPs participating
(n = 16)
No of GPs declining to take part
(n = 7)
No of patients participating
(n = 32)
No of patients declining to take part
(n = 11)
Practice listsize     
<2500 2 3 5 4
2500–4999 2 1 6 0
5000–7499 1 0 4 0
7500–9999 8 1 14 7
≥10 000 3 2 3 0
Practice deprivation*     
< -1.72 5 1 9 0
-1.72 to -0.35 3 0 5 1
-0.34 to 0.61 4 3 9 3
>0.61 4 3 9 5
Practice training status     
Training 8 3 12 7
Non training 8 4 20 4
  1. * Carstairs score (quartiles within Lothian), Negative scores are more affluent, positive scores more deprived