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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]
  1. and population assigned data