23 Sep

When and where did the study take place?

The UKFSST study recruited people from 506 participating GP practices based in 14 UK centres: 11 in England, two in Wales, and one in Scotland. The centres were located in Glasgow, Swansea, Newport/Cardiff, Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Leicester, Norwich, Oxford, Welwyn Garden City, London and Portsmouth (see map below).

Recruitment and screening started in November 1994 and were completed in March 1999.

Map showing geographical locations of centres that participated in UKFSST study: Glasgow, Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Norwich, Leicester, Birmingham, Oxford, Welwyn Garden City, Swansea, Newport/Cardiff, London, Portsmouth.