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Table 4 Average achievement by indicator category for England, and differences from England for other countries

From: Differences in the quality of primary medical care for CVD and diabetes across the NHS: evidence from the quality and outcomes framework

Category England (%) Scotland % point difference from England (99% CI) Wales % point difference from England (99% CI) Northern Ireland % point difference from England (99% CI)
'Payment quality'     
Simple (14 measures) 93.4 0.3 (0.1 to 0.5) -0.7 (-0.9 to 0.2) 1.0 (0.6 to 1.4)
Complex (3 measures) 80.4 4.1 (2.1 to 6.0) -5.1 (-6.4 to 3.7) 1.2 (0.7 to 1.8)
Outcome (9 measures) 72.3 2.4 (1.8 to 3.2) -0.3 (-1.1 to 0.1) 4.0 (2.1 to 6.0)
Treatment (5 measures) 82.4 1.0 (0.4 to 1.5) -2.6 (-3.4 to -1.7) 3.0 (2.2 to 3.9)
'Population achievement'     
Simple (14 measures) 91.9 0.7 (0.5 to 0.9) -0.2 (-0.5 to 0.1) 1.5 (1.2 to 1.8)
Complex (3 measures) 76.4 2.7 (3.9 to 2.6) -4.5 (-6.0 to -2.9) 1.3 (0.2 to 2.4)
Outcome (9 measures) 68.2 1.6 (0.7 to 2.5) -1.1 (-1.6 to -0.4) 4.0 (3.3 to 4.7)
Treatment (5 measures) 72.6 0.2 (-0.4 to 0.3) -4.3 (5.3 to 3.2) 3.8 (2.8 to 4.7)
  1. Note: Bold type = significant at P < 0.01.
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