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Table 1 Access to DGHs and GPs

From: Distance, rurality and the need for care: access to health services in South West England

   25th centile Popn (%)* Median Popn (%) 75th centile Popn (%) 95th centile Popn (%) Maximum
Straight line (km) DGH 5.4 2.40 (39.3) 11.6 3.97 (65.1) 19.0 5.15 (84.3) 29.0 5.92 (97.1) 50.1
  GP surgery 0.6 2.24 (36.8) 1.0 4.17 (68.3) 2.2 5.39 (88.4) 4.4 5.96 (97.7) 9.4
Drive time ('minutes') DGH 7.1 2.38 (38.9) 13.4 3.93 (64.4) 20.5 5.17 (84.7) 31.6 5.93 (97.2) 48.3
  GP surgery 1.0 2.19 (35.9) 1.7 4.00 (65.5) 3.4 5.28 (86.5) 6.3 5.89 (96.5) 13.7
  1. *Population in millions (percent of the total population) living in wards within this distance of their closest DGH and GP