OBJECTIVE: To assess attendance at and the characteristics of patients attending health checks for cardiovascular disease offered in a general practice over a period of five years (1984-9). DESIGN: Medical record audit and postal questionnaire survey. SETTING: One general practice in Oxfordshire with a socially diverse population. PARTICIPANTS: 1101 Men and 1110 women aged 35-64 registered with the practice. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Age, sex, marital state, social class, smoking habits, alcohol...Expand abstract
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Health checks in general practice: another example of inverse care?
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