Table 1

Study participants

Practitioner IDGenderNumber of years since qualification*Practice descriptor†
GP1Female≤10Urban
GP2Female>30Rural
GP3Male≤10Urban, 20% most deprived community
GP4Male11–20Rural
GP5Male21–30Urban
GP6Male>30Urban
GP7Male11–20Urban, 20% least deprived community
GP8Male11–20Urban
GP9Male≤10Urban, 20% most deprived community
GP10Female21–30Urban, 20% least deprived community
GP11Female21–30Urban
GP12Female11–20Urban, 20% most deprived community
GP13Female21–30Urban, 20% most deprived community
GP14Female11–20Urban
GP15Female21–30Urban, 20% most deprived community
GP16Male21–30Rural
GP17Male21–30Rural
  • *Number of years since qualification—since primary medical degree.

  • Practice descriptor—determined by 2011 Rural–Urban Classification for small area geographies and WIMD 11 rank, based on practice postcode.11 ,12 This table highlights practices in the 20% most and 20% least deprived communities in Wales accord to WIMD 11 rank.

  • WIMD, Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation.