Table 2

GP and consultation characteristics.

GP characteristics (n = 84)Number (%)
SexMale57 (68)
Years of practice0–10 years27 (32)
11–20 years39 (35)
>20 years28 (33)
Type of practiceSingle23 (27)
Partnership practice61 (73)
Urbanisation levelRural30 (36)
Small town38 (45)
City16 (19)
% patients insured by the Dutch Sickness Fund0–6044 (52)
>6131 (37)
List size (mean [SD])2361 (504)
Consultation characteristics (n = 2630)
Age of patient (years)0–4518 (20)
5–12378 (14)
13–641360 (52)
>65372 (14)
Sex of patientMale1204 (46)
Insurance typeDutch Sickness Fund1749 (67)
Private873 (33)
  • SD = standard deviation.