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Table 2 Distribution of the independent variables by country

From: The benefits of co-location in primary care practices: the perspectives of general practitioners and patients in 34 countries

Countries Type of GP co-location
GP with other GPsa GP with other professionals
At least oneb Nurse Health professionalc Social worker
Practice (%) N = 6880 Practice (%) N = 7163 Practice (%) N = 7051 Practice (%) N = 7163 Practice (%) N = 7047
Austria 8.8 34.8 26.3 15.8 2.9
Belgium 46.9 13.0 8.0 8.0 6.7
Bulgaria 22.5 79.4 74.9 20.2 2.3
Cyprus 85.9 91.6 91.3 88.7 18.8
Czech Republic 11.0 95.9 96.3 5.5 0.0
Denmark 71.6 80.2 81.0 5.7 0.5
Estonia 31.0 100.0 99.2 20.2 1.6
Finland 65.1 99.3 99.7 87.3 45.4
Germany 38.2 27.3 22.7 6.3 0.0
Greece 45.5 72.7 69.1 47.7 19.1
Hungary 11.3 96.0 98.6 9.5 4.2
Iceland 97.5 100.0 97.5 98.8 20.0
Ireland 72.5 96.4 95.8 36.9 8.4
Italy 51.6 22.5 19.4 8.7 2.0
Latvia 9.8 99.5 99.5 9.6 3.7
Lithuania 53.4 100.0 99.6 93.8 48.0
Luxembourg 49.4 15.4 6.7 10.3 5.3
Malta 54.4 75.7 58.6 72.9 6.9
Netherlands 69.8 97.0 96.6 42.6 18.7
Norway 99.0 54.0 40.4 26.8 1.5
Poland 65.9 99.5 98.2 75.5 5.5
Portugal . d 100.0 100.0 19.4 42.6
Romania 53.6 94.1 93.6 20.0 3.2
Slovakia 3.2 91.4 91.3 5.0 1.4
Slovenia 17.5 98.5 98.1 63.6 4.4
Spain 94.6 100.0 99.3 83.1 77.5
Sweden 99.0 100.0 100.0 55.7 69.1
Switzerland 48.2 21.1 6.1 15.1 1.0
Turkey 88.0 99.0 94.7 76.6 0.3
UK (England) 92.9 100.0 100.0 78.1 3.0
Australia 88.2 88.8 84.6 44.1 4.7
Canada 79.7 69.7 60.2 37.9 21.8
New Zealand 87.4 98.2 98.2 47.0 6.0
FYR Macedonia 47.5 97.2 94.9 22.4 1.5
Average 56.5 78.3 75.5 38.9 15.5
Weak PC countries 36.2 78.6 75.2 32.4 6.0
Medium PC countries 53.0 71.0 65.5 39.1 11.9
Strong PC countries 72.3 84.9 82.3 42.9 23.2
  1. aPercentage of the sampled GPs co-located with at least another GP, irrespective of whether other professionals are present or not
  2. bPercentage of the sampled GPs co-located with at least another professional (nurse, health professional - specialist, midwife, physiotherapist, dentist, pharmacist -, social worker), irrespective of whether other GPs are present or not
  3. cHealth professionals include specialists, midwives, physiotherapists, dentists, pharmacists
  4. dAll values of this question are recoded into missing due to a translation error in the GP questionnaire for Portugal