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Table 1 Numbers and characteristics of those agreeing to interview, and those not responding to invitation

From: The relationship between GPs and hospital consultants and the implications for patient care: a qualitative study

Those responding and agreeing to being interviewed*;
Gender Primary care Secondary care **
  Urban Rural Urban Rural
Male 3 2 5 3
Female 3 2 2 2
Those not responding to invite;
Gender Primary care Secondary care
  Urban Rural Urban Rural
Male   4 1 3
Female   4 4 3
  1. *No invited clinicians responded to say they would not like to be interviewed
  2. **Specialties represented included Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, General Surgery, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics and Psychiatry