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Table 1 patient and practice characteristics

From: Minor surgery in general practice and effects on referrals to hospital care: Observational study

Patient level (n = 14203)  
Distance to hospital (kilometres)1 8.19 (SD:6.45)
Age (years)1 39.2 (SD: 21.4)
Gender2  
   Male 6908 (48.6%)
   Female 7295 (51.4%)
Practice level (n = 48)  
Primary care nurse2  
   Yes 29 (60.4%)
   No 19 (39.6%)
Workload GP (consultation units/WTE/1000)1 6.32 (SD: 1.41)
  1. 1 Mean (SD); 2 Number (%)