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Table 2 Regression model showing relation between practice characteristics and the prescribing of statins for primary prevention

From: Variations in statin prescribing for primary cardiovascular disease prevention: cross-sectional analysis

R2 = 0.212 n = 6155 Standardized coefficients Unstandardized coefficients (β) 95% CI for β P value
Prevalence of hypertension 0.319 0.299 0.267 to 0.332 <0.001
Prevalence of diabetes 0.187 0.566 0.477 to 0.655 <0.001
Percentage from an ethnic minority −0.139 −0.026 −0.031 to −0.020 <0.001
Practice list size, measure in 1000s of patients −0.114 −0.085 −0.102 to −0.068 <0.001
IMD national quintile (quintile 5 is most deprived) −0.076 −0.152 −0.203 to −0.102 <0.001
Percentage of population >65 years −0.053 −0.032 −0.053 to −0.011 0.002
Degree of rurality (Scale 1–8; 1 has highest population density) −0.026 −0.121 −0.228 to −0.014 0.026
  1. Values are percentage difference (adjusted) in statins prescribed for primary prevention.