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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of all the PCP included in the study. Variables are presented with mean (standard deviation)

From: Influence of organization and demographic characteristics of primary care practices on continuity of care: analysis of a retrospective cohort from 287 primary care practices covering about 6 million people in Catalonia

Variables Total (N = 284) Rural (N = 99) Urban (N = 185) P-value
Mean age of patients (years) 48.9 (2) 49.9 (2.1) 48.4 (1.7) 0.00
Population assigned to practices 17,141 (7,629) 11,853 (7,263) 19,971 (6,190) 0.00
% of women 50.8 (2) 49.6 (1.3 51.4 (2) 0.00
% of immigration from a low-income country 12.7 (7) 11.3 (5.8) 13.5 (7.5) 0.01
Mean morbidity (AMG complexity index) 4.5 (0.5) 4.5 (0.4) 4.5 (0.5) 0.35
Socioeconomic deprivation index 47.6 (15.7) 47.3 (9.9) 47.7 (18) 0.83
Accessibility 31 (20.4) 46.1 (25.3) 22.9 (10.5) 0.00
VISUBA (Percentage of appointments booked with an assigned GP) 87.9 (9.9) 92.7 (7) 85.3 (10.2) 0.00
Leave days per GP (last 2 years) 40.8 (29) 40.1 (32.5) 41.2 (26.9) 0.77
Number and percentage of training practices with resident intern GP 68 (23.9%) 15 (15.2%) 53 (28.7%) 0.02