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Table 1 Population characteristics of the sites

From: Delivering stepped care: an analysis of implementation in routine practice

  Type of organisation Average IMD Ranka Population
Site A Specialist Trust   1.4 million
Northern Urban/Rural Primary care Trust A 79  
  Primary care Trust B 32  
  Primary care Trust C 91  
Site B Primary care Trust 78 750,000
Northern Urban    
Site C Specialist Trust   570,000
Southern Urban/Rural Primary care Trust D 149  
  Primary care Trust E 126  
Site D Specialist Trust   500,000
Southern Urban Primary care Trust F 35  
  Primary care Trust G 7  
  1. aThe Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) 2007 combines a number of indicators, chosen to cover a range of economic, social and housing issues, into a single deprivation score for each small area in England. This allows each area to be ranked relative to one another according to their level of deprivation. 1 indicates the most deprived area. IMD rank is shown out of a total of 152 Primary Care Trusts (PCTs).