Table 1

Number of referrals per 1000 patients and underprivileged area (UPA(8)) scores of 183 general practices in Trent region in 1993

No of practices with data availableMean (SD)Range
Total referral rate181215.4 (67.9)83.5-533.0
Medical referral rate177133.9 (67.8)32.5-454.5
Surgical referral rate17981.4 (33.1)5.6-247.8
UPA(8) score1747.5 (15.7)-22.6-40.5