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Table 1 Characteristics of practices participating in the 3Cs & HIV pilot

From: Service evaluation of an educational intervention to improve sexual health services in primary care implemented using a step-wedge design: analysis of chlamydia testing and diagnosis rate changes

  Intention-to-treat N = 460 (%) Per-protocol N = 268 (%)
Chlamydia testing rate below England median (<2.6 per 100) 163 (35.4) 183 (68.3)
Proximity to GUM clinic   
Within 5 km 209 (45.4) 120 (44.8)
5-10 km 117 (32.0) 63 (23.5)
Further than 10 km 134 (29.1) 85 (31.7)
Practice IMDa group   
1 (most deprived) 75 (16.3) 40 (14.9)
2 85 (18.5) 51 (19.0)
3 112 (24.3) 60 (22.4)
4 87 (18.9) 51 (19.0)
5 (least deprived) 98 (21.3) 66 (24.6)
Unknown 3 (0.7) 0 (0.0)
Rural location 27 (5.9) 21 (7.8)
Urban location 433 (94.1) 247 (92.2)
Number of GPs employed   
1 12 (2.6) 6 (2.2)
2-5 130 (28.2) 74 (27.6)
6-10 158 (34.3) 98 (36.6)
11-15 108 (23.5) 58 (21.6)
16+ 52 (11.3) 32 (11.9)
Number of nurses employed   
2-5 283 (61.5)) 164 (61.2)
6-10 111 (24.1) 69 (25.8)
11-15 9 (2.0) 7 (2.6)
Unknown 57 (12.4) 28 (10.5)
Financial incentive for testing in place before training   
No 43 (9.3) 39 (14.6)
Yes 148 (32.2) 132 (49.2)
Unknown 269 (58.5) 97 (36.2)
  1. aIndices of multiple deprivations