Table 3

Data describing the GPs

Asthma groupsUTI groups
Number of GPs with prescription data98/10098/99
Number of women2223
Mean (SD) age 45.2 (7.4) n=9842.9 (7.0) n=97
Mean (SD) workdays a week per GP 4.2 (0.8) n=984.0 (0.9) n=98
Mean (SD) years working as a GP per GP 15.6 (7.9) n=8713.4 (7.5) n=88
Number of GPs with a board certification7160
Mean (SD) number of asthma patients per GP 25.0 (13.8)27.6 (17.4)
Mean (SD) number of UTI treatments per GP 64.0 (37.1)71.6 (37.9)
Mean (SD) proportion of asthma patients treated acceptably before intervention per GP 0.28 (0.14)0.27 (0.13)
Mean (SD) proportion of asthma patients treated unacceptably before intervention per GP 0.22 (0.12)0.25 (0.13)
Mean (SD) proportion of short UTI treatments before intervention per GP 0.12 (0.18)0.12 (0.16)
Mean (SD) proportion of long UTI treatments before intervention per GP 0.64 (0.26)0.67 (0.24)
Number of GPs with CME in asthma4249
Number of GPs with CME in UTI1213
Mean (SD) number of CME hours per year per GP 60.4 (27.1) n=8561.1 (36.0) n=85
Mean (SD) number of GPs in a practice per GP 2.3 (1.3) n=962.5 (1.3) n=97
Number of GPs working in cities3019
Number of GPs working in towns3247
Number of GPs working in districts2521
Number of GPs not using computers2015
Number of GPs partially using computers67
Number of GPs fully using computers6166
Number of GPs discussing prescribing6771
Mean (SD) autonomy score per GP 2.9 (0.5) n=862.8 (0.6) n=85
Mean (SD) feedback score per GP 2.6 (0.5) n=862.6 (0.5) n=85
Mean (SD) stress score per GP 3.0 (0.7) n=863.2 (0.7) n=84
Mean (SD) job satisfaction score per GP 5.2 (0.8) n=865.3 (0.7) n=84
Mean (SD) score of changing asthma routines 1.6 (1.2) n=720.4 (0.7) n=64
Mean (SD) score of changing UTI routines 0.2 (0.6) n=701.5 (1.1) n=64