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Table 6 Clinical Peripherality Scores associated with characteristics of practices

From: Clinical peripherality: development of a peripherality index for rural health services

  Service NOT provided Service provided  
  n Median IQR n Median IQR p-value
Clinical        
Minor accident 12 64.8 30.3, 76.1 37 59.2 40.8, 78.9 0.6419
Single handed 33 50.7 31, 67.6 16 78.9 64.1, 90.8 0.0011
Pharmacy 15 29.6 23.9, 47.9 34 69.7 52.1, 84.5 0.0001
Access        
Island Location 29 56.3 32.4, 76.1 20 61.3 49.3, 87.3 0.1729
Hospital Cover 47 45.1 18.3, 67.6 24 66.9 30.3, 86.6 0.04
Roles        
GP Registrar 40 65.5 43, 81.7 9 32.4 15.5, 56.3 0.0062
UG Teaching 32 65.5 45.1, 83.8 17 43.7 31, 69 0.026
PG Training 42 64.1 43.7, 80.3 7 31 8.5, 33.8 0.0022
Occ Health 38 59.9 39.4, 76.1 11 71.8 32.4, 91.5 0.5981
Police Surgeon 33 60.6 39.4, 74.6 16 62 29.6, 90.8 0.5224
Airport Duties 43 56.3 33.8, 73.2 6 90.8 85.9, 93 0.0009
Rescue service 38 54.2 33.8, 73.2 11 78.9 57.7, 94.4 0.0259
Sports Medicine 43 60.6 35.2, 77.5 6 64.8 50.7, 93 0.5022
Professional Support        
Practice Nurse 13 74.6 64.8, 80.3 36 48.6 31.7, 71.1 0.0081
Practice HCA 44 62.7 40.1, 78.9 5 33.8 32.4, 43.7 0.1654
Administrator 13 83.1 62, 91.5 36 54.2 35.9, 71.1 0.0209
Counselling 43 60.6 36.6, 80.3 6 56.3 26.8, 70.4 0.4278
Health Visitor 2 62.7 31, 94.4 47 60.6 36.6, 77.5 0.7618
District Nurse 4 62 28.9, 94.4 45 60.6 39.4, 76.1 0.7424
Physiotherapy 12 70.4 45.8, 86.6 37 59.2 33.8, 73.2 0.1561
CPN 17 73.2 39.4, 88.7 32 59.9 35.9, 71.1 0.1928
Chiropodist 13 49.3 26.8, 80.3 36 61.3 41.5, 76.1 0.4687
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