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Table 2 Characteristics of general practices in Avon, according to chlamydia testing practice

From: Testing for sexually transmitted infections in general practice: cross-sectional study

Practice Characteristic Practices that had tested for Chlamydia trachomatis (n = 129) Practices that had not tested for Chlamydia trachomatis (n = 14) p-value for difference
Median list size (range) 7199 (1035-21,239) 7264 (1164-10,863) 0.44
Median IMD score 15.6 21.7 0.34
Median teen conception rate 7.6 11.6 0.58
Ratio of female GPs per 1000 female practice population (range) 0.61 (0-1.54) 0.48 (0-1.76) 0.91
Ratio of all GPs per 1000 female practice population (range) 1.3 (0.38-2.5) 1.2 (0.5-2.23) 0.93
% GPs >50 years 30.2 43.7 0.2
  1. Note: Data for HIV testing not presented because only three practices did not do any HIV testing