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Table 3 Differences between lowest and highest deprived LLTI deciles for QOF prevalence rates for

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
  Lowest
LLTI
decile
Highest
LLTI
decile
Difference Lowest
LLTI
decile
Highest
LLTI
decile
Difference Lowest
LLTI
decile
Highest
LLTI
decile
Difference
CHD 3.2 3.8 0.6 [<0.001] 4.0 4.9 0.9 [<0.001] 3.5 5.1 1.6 [<0.001]
Diabetes 2.8 4.0 1.2 [<0.001] 3.1 3.4 0.3 [<0.001] 2.6 3.7 1.1 [<0.001]
Stroke 1.5 1.6 0.0 [0.84] 1.7 2.0 0.3 [0.01] 1.7 2.0 0.3 [0.01]
Hypertension 11.4 11.2 -0.2 [0.36] 11.1 11.9 0.8 [0.09] 10.9 12.1 1.2 [0.04]
COPD 1.2 1.4 0.1 [0.04] 1.3 2.4 1.1 [<0.001] 0.9 3.1 2.2 [<0.001]
Asthma 5.7 5.7 -0.1 [0.91] 5.2 5.4 0.2 [0.12] 5.1 5.5 0.4 [0.03]
Cancer 0.7 0.6 -0.1 [<0.001] 0.7 0.6 -0.1 [0.35] 0.7 0.6 -0.1 [0.04]
MH 0.7 0.7 0.1 [<0.001] 0.5 0.6 0.1 [0.19] 0.5 0.7 0.2 [<0.001]
Thyroid 2.3 2.1 -0.2 [<0.001] 2.8 2.6 -0.2 [<0.001] 2.8 2.4 -0.4 [<0.001]
Epilepsy 0.7 0.6 0.0 [0.91] 0.6 0.8 0.2 [<0.001] 0.5 0.9 0.4 [<0.001]
  1. practice and population assigned data