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Table 1 Relationship between participants' perspectives on health service barriers to consulting and the main groups of inductively identified themes.

From: A qualitative study in rural and urban areas on whether – and how – to consult during routine and out of hours

  Personal Socio-cultural Access to services Complexity of decision making
Routine hours Need to take time off work or other activities Strength of relationship with primary care personnel Waiting time for appointment  
   Consumerist attitudes Availability or lack of choice  
Out of hours Attitude to out of hours service Strength of relationship with primary care personnel Distance to A&E facility Knowledge of which service is available
  Knowledge of ambulance availability Consumerist attitudes   Attitude to which service is appropriate
   Attitude to using ambulances