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Table 5 Associations from multiple regression models of characteristics of primary medical services with population health and health care indicators.

From: Availability and structure of primary medical care services and population health and health care indicators in England

Outcome R-squared GP supply (wte per 10,000) Partnership size (partners) Single handed practices (10% increase)
   Coefficient a (95% CI) P value Coefficient a (95% CI) P value Coefficient a (95% CI) P value
All-cause mortality 15–64 years (SMR 0.84 -2.8 (-6.9 to 1.3) 0.183 -6.3 (-11.7 to -0.8) 0.026 -2.8 (-5.6 to 0.0) 0.046
Acute MI mortality (SMR) 0.67 3.5 (-8.0 to 15.1) 0.543 -16.7 (-32.3 to -1.2) 0.035 -4.8 (-12.7 to 3) 0.224
Avoidable mortality (SMR) 0.76 -2.0 (-7.5 to 3.5) 0.475 -9.0 (-16.4 to -1.7) 0.017 -5.4 (-9.2 to -1.7) 0.005
Acute hospital admissions 0.68 -8.3 (-16.3 to -0.4) 0.040 -2.8 (-13.5 to 7.9) 0.605 0.0 (-5.5 to 5.3) 0.972
Chronic hospital admissions 0.66 -7.7 (-15.8 to 0.5) 0.065 -3.8 (-14.8 to 7.1) 0.486 -0.2 (-5.8 to 5.3) 0.934
Conceptions <18 years 0.83 -6.7 (-9.8 to -3.6) <0.001 -0.4 (-4.5 to 3.7) 0.833 -1.2 (-3.3 to 0.9) 0.250
  1. aadjusted for Townsend deprivation score, proportion in social class IV and V, and proportion in households with head born in New Commonwealth, proportion of rural patients and patients aged ≥ 75 years as well as each of the variables shown.