Table 5

Socio-demographic characteristics of baseline non-responders stratified by study groups (n = 4,250)
Disease cohorts (Cohort ID)
Reference Index CVD groups Index OA Groups CVD comorbid groups
Factors -CVD -OA (0) n = 1370 (%) +Hyp -OA (1) n = 602 (%) +IHD -OA (2) n = 840 (%) +HF -OA (3) n = 110 (%) -CVD + OA (4) n = 489 (%) +Hyp + OA (5) n = 627 (%) +IHD + OA (6) n = 185 (%) +HF + OA 7) n = 27 (%)
Age group (years) 40-49 579 (42.2) 73 (12.1) 51 (6.1) 2 (1.8) 79 (16.2) 24 (3.8) 3 (1.6) 0 (0)
50-59 435 (31.8) 159 (26.4) 148 (17.6) 13 (11.8) 129 (26.4) 80 (12.8) 11 (5.9) 1 (3.7)
60-69 231 (16.9) 177 (29.4) 248 (29.5) 28 (25.5) 133 (27.2) 181 (2.9) 42 (22.7) 1 (3.7)
70-79 76 (5.5) 110 (18.3) 231 (27.5) 29 (26.4) 98 (20.0) 185 (29.5) 68 (36.8) 7 (25.9)
80≥ 49 (3.6) 83 (13.8) 162 (19.3) 38 (34.5) 50 (10.2) 157 (25.0) 61 (33.0) 18 (66.7)
Gender Men 698 (50.9) 285 (47.3) 527 (62.7) 53 (48.2) 231 (47.2) 220 (35.1) 65 (35.1) 8 (29.6)
Women 672 (49.1) 317 (52.7) 313 (37.3) 57 (51.8) 258 (52.8) 407 (64.9) 120 (64.9) 19 (70.4)
Deprivation Status* Category 0 (most affluent) 246 (18.0) 111 (18.5) 125 (14.9) 15 (13.6) 99 (20.3) 105 (16.8) 27 (14.7) 5 (18.5)
Category 1 809 (59.2) 361 (60.2) 519 (61.9) 66 (60.0) 287 (58.8) 375 (60.1) 120 (65.2) 16 (59.3)
Category 2 (most deprived) 311 (22.8) 128 (21.3) 194 (23.2) 29 (26.4) 102 (20.9) 144 (23.1) 37 (20.1) 6 (22.2)

CVD = Cardiovascular disease, OA = Osteoarthritis, Hyp = Hypertension, IHD = Ischaemic heart disease, HF = Heart failure. *Deprivation status is based on Index of Multiple Deprivation score and available for 4,327 patients and ‘most affluent’ as the top 20% of the sample and ‘most deprived’ as the bottom 20% of the sample.

Prior et al.

Prior et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:295   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-295

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