TABLE V

Estimated time taken to produce annual report by members of primary health care team

Estimated time taken (hours)
Team memberNo (%) of responding practicesMedian95% Confidence intervalInterquartile range
Practice manager175 (73)65 to 83-12
General practitioner180 (75)33 to 42-8
Receptionist111 (46)43 to 62-12
Clerical staff78 (33)42 to 72-10
Computer operator84 (35)42 to 52-7
Practice nurse79 (33)22 to 31-4
District nurse26 (11)21 to 21-2
Health visitor22 (9)21 to 41-4
Other11 (5)31 to 202-18
Total239 (100)*1211 to 157-35
  • *Twenty four respondents did not complete this part of the questionnaire.