Table 1

Demographic characteristics of pilot and control sites

 Pilot sitesControl sites
Durham & DarlingtonNottinghamLincolnshireLutonNorth of TyneNorfolkLeicester city
Population (000's)620305735700 (Northamptonshire)780740280
SHANorth eastEast midlandsEast midlandsEast of englandNorth EastEast of EnglandEast Midlands
ONS Area Classification of Primary Care OrganisationsIndustrial hinterlandsCentres with industryProspering small townsLondon suburbsIndustrial hinterlands
Prospering small towns
Prospering small townsCentres with industry
ONS Rural/Urban Local Authority ClassificationPredominantly urban
predominantly rural
Predominantly urban

Predominantly ruralPredominantly urbanPredominantly urban
Predominantly rural
Predominantly ruralPredominantly urban
NHS 111 service liveAugust 2010November 2010November 2010December 2010
  • NHS, National Health Service; ONS, Office of National Statistics; SHA, Strategic Health Authority.