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Table 4 Percentage of participants in each deprivation group who achieved each quality indicator, overall and at two time points.

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

Quality Indicator Achievement (%)
  All 2003 only 2005 only
  Least
deprived
Middle Most
deprived
Least
deprived
Middle Most
deprived
Least
deprived
Middle Most
deprived
QOF 1
Smoking status
94 90 92 87 82 83 100 97 100
QOF 2
Smoking cessation advice
90 67 80 ---* ---* ---* ---* ---* ----*
QOF 3
Record of BP
94 94 94 91 92 96 96 96 92
QOF 4
BP < 150/90
65 65 77 71 75 84 87 82 89
NonQOF 1
Lifestyle advice
56 60 70 51 49 60 60 71 77
NonQOF 2
PVD
7 20 24 6 17 20 7 23 27
NonQOF 3
DM
19 30 25 21 25 15 16 35 35
NonQOF 4
Hyperlipidaemea
40 47 52 36 43 42 44 52 62
NonQOF 5
Alcohol consumption
71 77 74 66 72 66 75 81 83
NonQOF 6
Protein in urine
60 63 62 62 65 56 58 60 67
NonQOF 7
creatinine & electrolyte
85 91 93 72 90 92 96 94 94
NonQOF 8
Blood glucose
70 74 66 66 63 62 73 85 71
NonQOF 9
Serum/total cholesterol
78 79 83 70 73 73 85 85 92
NonQOF 10
ECG
40 55 56 30 49 54 49 60 58
  1. ---*: subgroup analysis was not performed due to the small number of eligible patients.
  2. Statistically significant results (p < 0.05) shown in bold and italic(univariate regression analysis).