International Journal of Family Medicine / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

General Practitioners’ Participation in a Large, Multicountry Combined General Practitioner-Patient Survey: Recruitment Procedures and Participation Rate

Table 3

Assessment of the hypotheses—average (and range) or percentage of the independent variables by three categories of participation rates.

VariableLow response ()
(≤20%)
Middle response ()
(21–50%)
High response ()
(>50%)

(H1) Average income GPs in 89,099
(17,500–135,000)
44,160
(10,750–115,000)
48,535 ()
(10,800–150,000)
(H2) % with material incentive82%56%30%
(H3) % salaried GPs9%33%40%
(H3) % FFS18%0%30%
(H4) Average survey load3.2
(1–5)
3.3
(1–5)
1.7
(1–5)
(H5) Average % general trust44% ()
(20–66)
33% ()
(21–74)
17% ()
(8–29)
(H6) Average number of GPs14,045
(810–53,790)
7,796
(1,220–7,045)
7,358
(180–39,000)
(H6) Average PC structure2.29
(2.0–2.5)
2.23
(2.0–2.4)
2.09 ()
(1.9–2.4)
(H6) % with support letter professional organization73%66%50%
Average population in millions19
(1,3–81,7)
17
(2,1–73,7)
10
(0,3–46,7)
Average GDP (EU28 = 100)118
(47–170)
89
(38–280)
93
(21–310)

No data for Italy.