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Table 1 Summary of practice details of gps interviewed

From: "A powerful intervention: general practitioners'; use of sickness certification in depression"

Number of GPs interviewed whose practices are in each cell in the sampling frame
High Inc.* High Inc. High Inc. Medium Inc. Medium Inc. Medium Inc. Low Inc. Low Inc. Low Inc.
Low SPR** Medium SPR High SPR Low SPR Medium SPR High SPR Low SPR Medium SPR High SPR
2 3 7 2 5 4 1 4 2
Practice size of GPs interviewed Small 1-2 partners Medium 3-5 partners Large 6 or more partners
    11   13   6  
Average age of GPs in practices of GPs interviewed ≤40 41-45 46-50 51 – 55 56 – 60 >60
    6 14 6 1 1 1
% of female partners in practices of GPs interviewed 0 1-49% 50% 51-99% 100%  
    7 10 6 5 2  
  1. * High levels of incapacity in the practice from Scottish Neighbourhood statistics.
  2. **High standardised prescribing rate for antidepressants – used as a proxy for deprivation levels.