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Table 5 Odds ratios for achievement of quality indicators by exposure variables: Multivariate stepwise regression analysis.

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

Quality Indicator Gender
Women vs. Men
Age
(> 73) vs. (73-63) vs. (< 63)
Time point
2005 vs. 2003
Patient deprivation
Most vs. Medium vs. Least deprived
Practice size
Large vs. Medium vs. Small
QOF indicators
QOF 1
Smoking status
- - 30.04**
(4.00-225.24)
- -
QOF 2
Smoking cessation advice
- - 21.33 **
(2.33-195.50)
- -
QOF 3
Record of BP
- - - - -
QOF 4
BP < 150/90
- - 2.56 ***
(1.51-4.34)
- -
Non-QOF indicators (not financially incentivised)
NonQOF 1
Lifestyle advice
- - 1.98**
(1.22-3.18)
1.34 *
(1.00-1.79)
-
NonQOF 2
PVD
0.43 *
(0.22-0.83)
2.37 ***
(1.55-3.65)
- 1.54 *
(1.02-2.35)
0.47 **
(0.28-0.77)
NonQOF 3
DM
0.50 *
(0.30-0.86)
- - - -
NonQOF 4
Hyperlipid-aemea
- - - - -
NonQOF 5
Alcohol consumption
- - 1.84**
(1.09-3.10)
- -
NonQOF 6
Protein in urine
- 1.48**
(1.11-1.98)
- - 0.69*
(0.49-0.98)
NonQOF 7
creatinine and electrolyte
- - 3.18**
(1.36-7.39)
- -
NonQOF 8
Blood glucose
- - 1.92 *
(1.17-3.16)
- -
NonQOF 9
Serum/total cholesterol
- - 2.82 **
(1.55-5.12)
- -
NonQOF 10
ECG
- - - 1.38 *
(1.04-1.82)
-
  1. Multivariate analysis logistic regression:
  2. * p < 0.05
  3. **p < 0.01
  4. ***p < 0.001
  5. Smoking status results were not included, nil significant