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Table 1 Individual and practice-level characteristics for the whole of England

From: The potential impact of Brexit and immigration policies on the GP workforce in England: a cross-sectional observational study of GP qualification region and the characteristics of the areas and population they served in September 2016

Variable name Qualification All of England
Individual-level aggregates
 Number of GPs (%) All 37,792 (100.0%)
UK 28,636 (75.8%)
EEA 1535 (4.1%)
Elsewhere 6419 (17.0%)
Unknown 1202 (3.2%)
 Percentage male GPs All 45.6
UK 43.4
EEA 50.2
Elsewhere 54.9
Unknown 43.3
 Median GP age (25th, 75th centiles) All 43 (35, 52)
UK 42 (34, 52)
EEA 48 (40, 54)
Elsewhere 46 (40, 56)
Unknown 40 (33, 49)
 Median GP FTE (25th, 75th centiles) All 0.85 (0.60, 1.00)
UK 0.80 (0.60, 1.00)
EEA 0.89 (0.64, 1.07)
Elsewhere 0.93 (0.64, 1.04)
Unknown 0.80 (0.53, 1.00)
Per 10,000 patients
 Median number of GPs (25th,75th centiles) All 6.7 (5.2, 8.4)
 Median FTE of GPs (25th,75th centiles) All 5.2 (4.1, 6.4)
Per 1000 patients aged 75 or older
 Median number of GPs (25th,75th centiles) All 8.6 (6.3, 12.6)
 Median FTE of GPs (25th,75th centiles) All 6.8 (5.1, 9.6)
Per 10,000 counts on the cumulative QOF registera
 Median number of GPs (25th,75th centiles) All 11.3 (8.6, 15.0)
 Median FTE of GPs (25th,75th centiles) All 8.9 (6.9, 11.3)
Residence overall deprivation of the average patientb,c
 Median (25th, 75th centiles) All 19.7 (13.0, 29.0)
UK 18.3 (12.2, 27.0)
EEA 22.5 (14.9, 30.5)
Elsewhere 25.2 (17.0, 34.1)
Unknown 22.4 (13.6, 33.2)
Average pay per patientb,d
 Median (25th, 75th centiles) All 132 (120, 150)
UK 133 (120, 152)
EEA 132 (120, 150)
Elsewhere 129 (117, 146)
Unknown 131 (120, 145)
  1. A break-down across the 14 NHS regions is provided in Additional file 1
  2. aTwenty-one clinical domain registers for 2015/2016: Atrial Fibrillation, Asthma, Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease Primary Prevention, Coronary Heart Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease (for those aged 18 or older), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Dementia, Depression (18 or older), Diabetes both types (17 or older), Epilepsy (18 or older), Heart Failure, Hypertension, Learning Disability, Severe Mental Illness, Obesity (18 or older), Osteoporosis (50 or older), Peripheral Artery Disease, Palliative Care, Rheumatoid Arthritis (16 or older) and Stroke
  3. bWeighted on list size for all qualified GPs; the product of list size and the percentage of the respective GP group within the practice (on number rather than FTE), for UK, EEA and elsewhere qualified
  4. cIndex of Multiple Deprivation, details available in the 2015 technical report of the English Indices of Deprivation [15]
  5. dMinus prescription and dispensing costs