Table 6

Access Survey and Demographic Model
Variable Incidence Rate Ratio (IRR) 95% CI P value (2-sided)
Distance (per km) 0.9904 0.9811 to 0.9998 0.046
IMD (per unit) 0.9680 0.9351 to 1.0020 0.065
Interaction term:
Distance (per km) × IMD (per unit) 1.0009 1.0004 to 1.0013 0.0005
Age65≥ years (per 1%) 1.0228 1.0090 to 1.0367 0.001
Males (per 1%) 1.1379 1.0720 to 1.2078 <0.001
White population (per 1%) 1.0874 1.0400 to 1.1369 <0.001
Interaction term:
Males (per 1%) × White pop (per 1%) 0.9983 0.9975 to 0.9992 0.0001
% Able to book with a preferred GP (per 1%) 0.9859 0.9766 to 0.9953 0.004
Interaction term:
% Able to book with a preferred GP (per 1%) × IMD (per unit) 1.0004 1.0000 to 1.0008 0.043
QoF clinical points (per 10 points) 0.9987 0.9968 to 1.0107 0.829

Emergency hospital admissions in terms of practice-level Access Survey, QoF and demographic data, derived using the BIC criterion.

BIC (Bayesian information criterion) = 1864.690.

Gunther et al.

Gunther et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:11   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-11

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