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Table 3 Percentage of participants who achieved each quality indicator, overall, and by gender, age group, time, and practice size.

From: Does quality of care for hypertension in primary care vary with postcode area deprivation? An observational study

Quality Indicator No Overall achievement N (%) Gender
(%)
Age group
(%)
Time point
(%)
# Practice size
(%)
    Men Women < 63 years 63-73 years > 73 years 2003 2005 S M L
QOF 1
Smoking status
302 227
(91.7%)
94 90 89 91 95 84** 99** 94 90 92
QOF 2
Smoking cessation advice
42 33
(78.6%)
84 70 86 80 60 53** 96** 89 78 73
QOF 3
Record of BP
303 285
(94%)
95 93 93 96 93 93 95 89 95 94
QOF 4
BP < 150/90
286 196
(68.5%)
72 66 67 72 66 58*** 79*** 64 67 72
Non-QOF 1
Lifestyle advice
304 187
(61.5%)
66 58 64 59 60 54** 59** 72 60 59
Non-QOF 2
PVD
304 51
(16.8%)
24** 11** 7*** 16*** 27*** 15 19 38*** 15*** 10***
Non-QOF 3
DM
304 74
(24.3%)
32* 19* 21 22 30 20 28 21 25 25
Non-QOF 4
Hyperlipidaemea
304 143
(47%)
52 44 45 55 41 41 52 49 42 53
Non-QOF 5
Alcohol consumption
303 223
(73.6%)
78 70 69 73 78 68* 79* 85 72 70
Non-QOF 6
Protein in urine
304 187
(61.5%)
58 64 53** 59** 72** 61 62 79 59 58
Non-QOF 7
creatinine and electrolyte
304 274
(90.1%)
90 90 91 87 92 85** 95** 91 88 93
Non-QOF 8
Blood glucose
302 209
(69.21%)
74 66 64 73 71 62* 76* 67 72 66
Non-QOF 9
Serum/total cholesterol
302 241
(79.8%)
83 77 79 87 73 72** 88** 76 81 80
Non-QOF 10
ECG
304 152
(50%)
51 49 51 42 57 44 55 49 47 54
  1. #Practice size:
  2. S: 5.000 patients or less
  3. M: 5.001-9.999 patients
  4. L: 10.000 patients or more
  5. Univariate logistic regression analysis:
  6. * p < 0.05
  7. ** p < 0.01
  8. *** p < 0.001