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Table 2 PCT performance indicators and explanatory variables

From: Cross sectional study of performance indicators for English Primary Care Trusts: testing construct validity and identifying explanatory variables

Performance Indicators Explanatory Variables
Performance Indicator Year of data Mean SD Explanatory variable Year of data Mean SD
Star Rating 2005 0 stars – 7 FTE GPs per 100,000 population 2005 58.1 7.6
   1 star – 81     
   2 stars – 157     
   3 stars – 58     
Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) (%) 2005 92.3 4.3 Expenditure per capita (€) 2003–4 1,047 86.7
Dr Foster – Mortality (Index) 2002–4 100 8.6 Number of patients 2005 174,000 68,000
Dr Foster – Equity (Index) 2001–4 100 17.7 Index of Multiple Deprivation (%) 2004 21.5 10.1
NHSLA 2005 Level 0 – 34 Region N/A N/A N/A
   Level 1A – 181     
   Level 1B – 88     
Patient Satisfaction (%) 2005 77.3 2.8     
  1. Notes:
  2. QOF data based on 302 PCTs
  3. Dr Foster Equity data based on 299 PCTs: mean of equity indices for heart by-pass and hip replacement procedures
  4. NHSLA: NHS Litigation Authority
  5. NPCRDC: National Primary Care Research and Development Centre
  6. Patient Satisfaction data taken from the Star Ratings