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Table 1 Characteristics of participating practices

From: The impact of status and social context on health service co-design: an example from a collaborative improvement initiative in UK primary care

Practice Characteristics Practice 1 Practice 2 Practice 3 Practice 4
Number of GPs (fte)a 7.3 3.0 6.3 12.3
IMD Rankingb 15,066 13,866 871 7127
Number of patients 23,727 8447 7059 27,430
  1. aFull time equivalent
  2. bThe IMD codes [33] produced by the UK government and first released in 2004, provide indicators of deprivation in local authority areas to inform health and social policy. The higher the ranking the more deprived the area