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Table 3 Characteristics of included primary care practices in the RECODE study

From: RECODE: Design and baseline results of a cluster randomized trial on cost-effectiveness of integrated COPD management in primary care

General practices  
Number of GP practices 54
Number of clusters 40
Number of included patients per participating cluster, range 11-79
Type of practice,%  
 Single-handed practice 44
 One or more partner practice 41
 Healthcare centre 15
Practice location,% urban 72
Patient practice population, n (range) 3418 (1750-16907)
Ethnic minorities,% 15
General practitioners  
Number of participating GP’s 76
Gender GP,% male 61
Age GP, years (range) 50 (35-62)
Years practicing, years (SD) 16 (8.2)