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Table 2 Characteristics of interview participants

From: General practitioners’ accounts of negotiating antibiotic prescribing decisions with patients: a qualitative study on what influences antibiotic prescribing in low, medium and high prescribing practices

Practice prescribing level Number of practices Practice Size Number of participants Gender   GP role
  male female Partner Salaried Registrar Trainee
High 4 1 (> 10,000 patients)
2 (8000–10,000 patients)
1 (< 8000 patients)
13 7 6 5 2 0 6
Medium 6 4 (>  10,000 patients)
1 (8000–10,000 patients)
1 (< 8000 patients)
16 5 11 9 2 5 0
Low 4 1 (>  10,000 patients)
2 (8000–10,000 patients)
1 (< 8000 patients)
12 6 6 9 2 0 1
Totals 14   41 18 23 23 6 5 7