Table 2

Demographic characteristics of respondents to the 2009 General Practice Patient Survey (England)

Survey respondents (n)Percentage of survey respondents
Gender
 Men890 24142.4
 Women1 207 17157.6
Age group
 18–24103 0404.9
 25–34229 54610.9
 35–44332 01715.8
 45–54374 72217.8
 55–64426 78620.3
 65–74349 75916.6
 75–84220 79510.5
 85+64 9433.1
Ethnic group (ONS 6)Ethnic group (ONS 16)
 WhiteWhite British1 718 13382.0
Irish29 9301.4
Any other White61 0872.9
 MixedWhite and Black Caribbean45490.2
White and Black African28250.1
White and Asian41420.2
Any other mixed35640.2
 South AsianIndian53 4842.6
Pakistani33 5171.6
Bangladeshi10 9740.5
Any other Asian14 9300.7
 BlackBlack Caribbean25 2311.2
Black African28 3491.4
Any other Black41740.2
ChineseChinese97590.5
Other ethnic groupOther ethnic group90 6444.3
Deprivation quintile
 ‘1’ (least deprived)431 90220.0
 ‘2’431 79420.0
 ‘3’431 79320.0
 ‘4’431 87520.0
 ‘5’ (most deprived)431 77120.0
Self-rated health status
 Excellent194 7359.5
 Very good610 21729.6
 Good737 99335.8
 Fair398 31919.3
 Poor118 1025.7
Presence of longstanding psychological or emotional condition
 Yes104 9465.6
 No1 781 82194.4
  • ONS, Office for National Statistics.