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Table 2 Differences between least and most deprived income deciles for QOF prevalence rates for practice

From: Practice postcode versus patient population: a comparison of data sources in England and Scotland

  England: Prevalence rates based on
practice postcode
Scotland: Prevalence rates based on
practice postcode
Scotland: Prevalence rates based on
practice population
  Least
deprived
decile
Most
deprived
decile
Difference Least
deprived
decile
Most
deprived
decile
Difference Least
deprived
decile
Most
deprived
decile
Difference
CHD 3.1 3.7 0.6 [<0.001] 4.0 4.8 0.8 [<0.001] 3.7 5.0 1.3 [<0.001]
Diabetes 2.9 4.0 1.1 [<0.001] 3.0 3.6 0.6 [<0.001] 2.7 3.6 0.9 [<0.001]
Stroke 1.5 1.5 0.0 [0.79] 1.8 2.0 0.2 [0.07] 1.7 2.1 0.4 [<0.001]
Hypertension 11.5 11.3 -0.2 [0.39] 11.4 11.8 0.4 [0.50] 11.4 11.9 0.5 [0.24]
COPD 1.3 1.4 0.1 [0.04] 1.4 2.5 1.1 [<0.001] 0.9 3.1 2.2 [<0.001]
Asthma 5.8 5.7 -0.1 [0.73] 5.3 5.4 0.1 [0.19] 5.0 5.5 0.5 [0.01]
Cancer 0.7 0.6 -0.1 [<0.001] 0.8 0.7 -0.1 [0.03] 0.8 0.6 -0.2 [<0.001]
MH 0.6 0.7 0.1 [<0.001] 0.6 0.7 0.1 [0.10] 0.5 0.7 0.2 [<0.001]
Thyroid 2.4 2.2 -0.2 [<0.001] 2.9 2.6 -0.3 [<0.001] 3.1 2.4 -0.7 [<0.001]
Epilepsy 0.6 0.6 0.0 [0.96] 0.6 0.8 0.2 [<0.001] 0.5 0.9 0.4 [<0.001]
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