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Table 6 Inter-practice variation in quality of care scores for hypertension and stroke according to practice size and area based deprivation.

From: Practice size, caseload, deprivation and quality of care of patients with coronary heart disease, hypertension and stroke in primary care: national cross-sectional study

Deprivation score# Size BP2* BP3* BP4* BP5* CVA2* CVA3* CVA4* CVA5* CVA6* CVA7* CVA8* CVA9* CVA10*
1 – 0 to 2,999 92.6 91.9 88.3 70.3 63.8 91.9 88.5 93.4 80.1 81.0 59.9 87.8 82.1
1 – 3,000 to 4,999 93.6 93.5 89.0 70.1 71.3 92.9 89.3 94.1 79.6 83.1 61.8 89.0 83.1
1 – 5,000 to 7,999 93.6 93.6 89.4 69.8 78.2 92.6 88.8 94.4 79.9 82.8 62.3 88.7 82.2
1 – 8,000 to 9,999 93.9 93.8 89.6 69.6 82.3 91.8 88.1 94.3 79.8 82.6 62.2 88.4 81.3
1 – 10,000 or Over 93.8 94.2 89.8 70.2 84.0 92.2 88.9 94.7 80.2 83.1 61.7 88.5 82.4
2 – 0 to 2,999 93.9 93.1 89.2 72.4 69.3 93.1 90.7 94.7 82.3 82.5 60.6 88.7 84.7
2 – 3,000 to 4,999 94.5 93.9 90.1 73.4 80.2 94.0 91.0 95.2 83.2 85.3 64.1 89.3 85.1
2 – 5,000 to 7,999 94.5 94.3 90.3 71.9 82.9 93.3 89.6 95.0 81.9 84.9 63.5 90.0 84.5
2 – 8,000 to 9,999 94.6 94.6 90.5 71.6 85.0 93.3 90.0 95.2 82.0 84.9 63.8 90.2 84.1
2 – 10,000 or Over 94.2 94.7 90.2 71.7 87.0 92.9 90.0 95.2 82.1 84.5 63.0 90.0 84.3
3 – 0 to 2,999 94.1 93.3 90.9 74.0 76.8 93.8 90.5 94.6 82.6 84.6 62.7 88.8 87.0
3 – 3,000 to 4,999 94.2 93.9 91.0 73.0 82.0 94.1 91.5 95.9 83.3 85.9 63.7 89.9 86.3
3 – 5,000 to 7,999 94.7 94.1 91.0 73.0 85.8 94.3 91.7 96.1 83.6 86.5 65.5 90.5 86.2
3 – 8,000 to 9,999 94.6 94.9 90.7 72.5 87.3 93.6 90.8 95.4 82.8 86.1 64.2 90.2 85.4
3 – 10,000 or Over 94.2 94.9 90.4 72.0 87.3 93.7 91.2 95.3 82.3 84.8 63.2 89.9 85.6
  1. See Table 1 for explanation of abbreviations.
  2. #Practices are grouped into three bands according to their deprivation scores 1 deprived 2 intermediate 3 affluent based on area based measures (Index of multiple deprivation-IMD), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. Indices of deprivation 2004. [13,14]
  3. *Percentage achievement in 15 groups significantly different using Kruskal Wallis exact test (P < 0.0001)