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Table 2 Characteristics of NHS Health Check non-attenders who participated in interviews, Stoke-on-Trent, 2014

From: A qualitative investigation of non-response in NHS health checks

Characteristic n %
Practice*   
  1 0 0.0
  2 13 31.7
  3 9 22.0
  4 6 14.6
  5 13 31.7
Gender   
  Male 19 46.3
  Female 22 53.7
Ethnicity   
  White British 38 92.7
  British Pakistani 2 4.9
  British Asian 1 2.4
Employment status   
  Full time 20 48.8
  Part time 8 19.5
  Retired 8 19.5
  Long term sick 4 9.8
  Unemployed 1 2.4
Deprivation quintile   
  1 (most deprived) 11 26.8
  2 6 14.6
  3 5 12.2
  4 4 9.8
  5 (least deprived) 7 17.1
  Missing 8 19.5
  1. *Practice 1 distributed the first batch of invitation letters, with no response; the relatively small practice size and high level of Health Check uptake (84%) meant that the practice did not send further invitations.