chapter  5
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Charles Bridges-Webb on How family medicine research can lead to systematic understanding of health and illness within a local community (1973)

Interview survey 371 1,250 8% Continuous

recording 81 272 2% Health care agencies:

Hospital admissions — — 2,226 100% G.P. attendances (b) — — 4,923 (2,538) 8% Chemist advice — — 663 15% (?) Ambulance services — — 325 100% Infant welfare

advice (a) — — 234 100% Church help (a) — — 145 (?) District nurse (b) — — 250 (83) 100% (7) Lifeline (a) — — 43 100% Social welfare

worker (a) — — 39 100% Marriage

guidance (a) — — 4 100%

(a) First attendances for new problems only. (b) First attendances for new problems in brackets.