Patients and Their Doctors
The purpose of this study was: to collect data describing the main features of general practice - family, personal, domiciliary and front-line care, to obtain information about the role of the general practitioner as seen by both patients and doctors. There are ten datasets making up this study: main patients ,GPs, depression, GP consultation, out patients, children, mothers, old people, failure schedules, no national health service doctor.
- Main Topics/Subject Category
- Main Patients, General Practitioners, Depression, GP. Consultation, Out-Patients, Children, Mothers, Old People, Failure Schedules.
Age, sex, marital status, occupation, school-leaving age, further education, length of residence in area, telephone ownership, attitudinal/behavioural questions.
- England and Wales, attitudes, choice, diseases, doctor-patient relationship, educational background, employment, gender, health advice, health consultations, health services, home visits, hospital services, households, interpersonal relations, medical care, medical examinations, medical partnerships, medical specialists, occupational status, personality, physicians, satisfaction, sick certificates, smoking, social status, socio-economic status, telephones, transport
- Identifier Variables
- Area of Health System
- Primary care
- Disease Area
- Data collecting organization (s)
- Institute for Social Studies in Medical Care
- Data Type
- Survey (cross-sectional)
- Coverage (date of field work)
- Unit of Analysis
Sample size ranges from 228 - 1397 cases.
- ESDS Access and Preservation, UK Data Archive
- Conditions of Access
- Free registration access
- Cartwright A. Patients and their doctors. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1967