Table 1

Genital chlamydia testing rate and characteristics of the focus group practices

SiteHigh testing practicesLow testing practices
*Most deprived: +; most affluent: −.
†Mean: Bristol, 10.6%; Hereford, 9.5%; Gloucester, 8.2%.
Chlamydia specimens submitted/1000 patient population20.813.623.
Training practice Y/NNYNNNYYNNNNN
Townsend deprivation score*−0.224.481.13−3.69−0.18−1.424.692.37−1.410.65−0.410.48
2001 Census, ONS General Health.† Percentage of resident population whose health “Not good in previous year”10.810.