Table 1

Descriptors of GPs and consultations.

GPAgeSexEthnicityMRCGP/FRCGPTraining practiceNumber of practice doctorsUrban/rural/mixedUrban/Townsend ScoreNumber of callsAverage length (min:sec)aShortest call (min:sec)Longest call (min:sec)
142MWhite BritishNoNo3Urban2.152:531:484:32
237FWhite BritishMRCGPYes4Urban4.172:281:166:27
360MWhite BritishFRCGPYes7Urban−2.164:092:216:10
440FWhite BritishMRCGPNo2Urban1.054:343:167:12
552FAsianNoNo2Rural0.631:311:151:42
631FWhite BritishMRCGPNo6Urban4.863:341:355:48
749MWhite BritishNoNo4Rural1.152:131:224:40
834FWhite BritishMRCGPNo6Mixed−1.163:562:016:58
  • a Variation of length of consultations for doctor not significant.