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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of general practices randomized to receive the intervention or not. Figures are means across practices (standard deviations)

From: Cluster randomised controlled trial of a theory-based multiple behaviour change intervention aimed at healthcare professionals to improve their management of type 2 diabetes in primary care

  Intervention (n = 22) Control (n = 22)
Number of urban practices 11 14
Number of semi-rural practices 5 5
Number of rural practices 6 3
Number of dispensing practices 7 5
Number of training practices 16 18
Mean list (roster) size at baseline (SD) 7031 (3698) 7113 (4189)
% of patients > 65 years old (SD) 20.50% (5.8) 18.22% (7.1)
% of patients with T2 diabetes (mean, SD) 4.73 (0.77) 4.77 (1.11)
Number of GPs (SD) 3.59 (2.22) 3.95 (2.98)
Number of nurses (SD) 1.92 (1.00) 1.89 (1.03)