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Table 1 Characteristics of 50 general practitioners from 48 practices; values represent number (percentages) of practices unless stated otherwise.

From: Patient- and provider-related determinants of generic and specific health-related quality of life of patients with chronic systolic heart failure in primary care: a cross-sectional study

Practice factors (n = 48)
   Location  
rural 25 (52.1)
suburban 10 (20.8)
urban 13 (27.1)
   No. of GPs per practice  
One GP 24 (50)
Two GPs 18 (37.5)
> 2 GPs 6 (12.5)
   List size (patients per quarter)  
0-999 11 (22.9)
1000-1499 18 (37.5)
≥1500 19 (39.6)
GPs' characteristics (n = 50)
   Mean age of in years (SD) [range] 49.1 (9.0) [33-63]
   Female 11 (22)
   Practicing as GP since mean years (SD) [range] 15.0 (8.3) [0-33]
   Participation in trials (TTT only vs. HICMan only vs. TTT and HICMan) 20/13/17 (40/26/34)
Mean (SD; range) number of patients per GP 6.4 (4.8; 1-18)
  1. GP: General practitioner