Table 5

Average achievement on each process indicator for England and differences from England for other countries (99% confidence intervals)

Indicator

England (%)

Scotland % point difference from England (99% CI)

Wales % point difference from England (99% CI)

Northern Ireland % point difference from England (99% CI)


Simple process measures

CHD smoking status recorded

95.0

0.5 (0.1 to 0.9)

-0.3 (-1.0 to 0.4)

1.1 (0.4 to 1.7)

Stroke smoking status recorded

92.6

1.5 (0.8 to 2.2)

-0.6 (-1.8 to 0.7)

2.0 (1.1 to 3.0)

BP smoking status recorded

94.2

1.2 (0.7 to 1.6)

0.4 (-0.4 to 1.0)

0.7 (0.1 to 1.3)

Diabetes smoking status recorded

96.0

1.4 (1.0 to 1.8)

-0.4 (-1.1 to 0.2)

1.3 (0.8 to 1.8)

CHD – blood pressure recorded

96.6

-1.1 (-1.5 to -0.7)

-0.2 (-0.7 to 0.2)

0.3 (-0.2 to 0.8)

Stroke – blood pressure recorded

94.9

-0.3 (-0.9 to 2.5)

-0.9 (-1.9 to -0.0)

1.0 (0.2 to 1.6)

BP – blood pressure recorded

90.2

-1.3 (-1.9 to -0.7)

-0.0 (-0.9 to 0.7)

1.4 (0.5 to 2.3)

Diabetes – blood pressure recorded

97.1

0.6 (0.3 to 0.9)

0.7 (-0.4 to 0.4)

0.9 (0.5 to 1.2)

CHD – cholesterol recorded

90.3

-1.4 (-2.3 to -0.5)

-0.7 (-1.9 to 0.4)

1.2 (0.1 to 2.3)

Stroke – cholesterol recorded

84.1

0.9 (-0.3 to 2.3)

-2.7 (-4.9 to -0.5)

3.0 (1.1 to 4.7)

Diabetes – cholesterol recorded

92.9

1.5 (0.9 to 2.0)

-0.1 (-1.1 to 0.8)

1.8 (1.1 to 2.5)

Diabetes-record of Body Mass Index

90.8

2.9 (2.4 to 3.3)

1.1 (0.4 to 1.8)

1.6 (0.7 to 2.4)

Diabetes-record of HbA1c

94.6

1.6 (1.2 to 2.0)

-0.7 (-1.3 to -0.5)

1.8 (1.4 to 2.2)

Diabetes – creatinine recorded

93.2

1.3 (0.4 to 1.9)

-0.7 (-1.7 to 0.2)

0.3 (-0.6 to 1.3)

Complex process measures

Diabetes – retinal screening recorded

83.8

2.7 (1.5 to 3.8)

-2.9 (-4.9 to -0.7)

-0.2 (-2.3 to 0.7)

Diabetes – peripheral pulses recorded

79.4

5.0 (3.6 to 6.3)

-4.8 (-7.6 to -2.3)

1.9 (-0.8 to 4.3)

Diabetes – neuropathy testing recorded

78.1

4.6 (3.1 to 6.1)

-7.7 (-10.9 to -4.5)

2.0 (-0.6 to 4.3)


Note: Bold type = significant at P < 0.01

McLean et al. BMC Health Services Research 2007 7:74   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-7-74

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