Table 2

Characteristics of participating community pharmacies

Geographical location (LCG area)n (%)
Belfast32 (24.6)
Northern28 (21.5)
South-Eastern24 (18.5)
Southern22 (16.9)
Western24 (18.5)
Location type
 Urban56 (43.1)
 Rural36 (27.7)
 Suburban38 (29.2)
Pharmacy type
 Independent42 (32.3)
 Small chain <518 (13.8)
 Medium chain 5–2020 (15.4)
 Large chain >2050 (38.5)
  • LCG, Local Commissioning Group.