Table 6

Average achievement on each outcome and treatment 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)


Intermediate outcome

CHD – blood pressure ≤ 150/90

84.1

1.1 (0.4 to 1.8)

-0.8 (-2.1 to 0.2)

3.5 (2.7 to 4.4)

Stroke – blood pressure ≤ 150/90

81.0

2.2 (1.2 to 3.1)

-2.1 (-3.6 to -0.7)

4.4 (3.2 to 5.4)

Hypertension – BP ≤ 150/90

71.4

0.9 (-0.1 to 1.8)

-1.4 (-2.7 to -0.2)

5.0 (3.8 to 6.2)

Diabetes – blood pressure ≤ 145/85

70.4

4.3 (3.3 to 5.2)

-2.0 (-3.4 to -0.5)

6.5 (5.4 to 7.8)

CHD – cholesterol ≤ 5 mmol/l

72.2

-1.5 (-2.7 to -0.4)

-1.8 (-3.5 to -0.2)

-0.4 (-2.2 to 0.4)

Stroke – cholesterol ≤ 5 mmol/l

62.7

2.4 (0.8 to 3.8)

-3.7 (-6.1 to -1.4)

2.8 (0.8 to 4.7)

Diabetes – cholesterol ≤ 5 mmol/l

72.0

2.4 (1.4 to 3.4)

0.3 (-1.1 to 1.7)

3.7 (2.5 to 5.0)

Diabetes – HBA1c ≤ 7.4%

59.0

-2.1 (-3.1 to -1.1)

-1.6 (-2.7 to -0.4)

-2.1 (-3.6 to -0.5)

Diabetes – HBA1c ≤ 10%

89.5

0.6 (0.0 to 1.2)

-1.0 (-2.0 to -0.1)

1.1 (0.3 to 1.9)

Treatment

CHD – on aspirin or equivalent

90.2

-0.3 (-0.8 to 0.3)

-1.5 (-2.5 to -0.8)

1.7 (0.9 to 2.4)

CHD – on beta-blocker

64.9

4.5 (3.4 to 5.7)

-1.8 (-3.4 to -0.2)

6.7 (4.9 to 8.6)

CHD – had influenza vaccination

87.2

-0.4 (-1.4 to 0.6)

-3.4 (-5.0 to -1.7)

1.9 (0.6 to 3.2)

Stroke – had influenza vaccination

84.0

0.2 (-0.8 to 1.3)

-4.5 (-6.9 to -2.4)

1.5 (-0.7 to 3.0)

Diabetes – had influenza vaccination

74.4

-1.6 (-2.6 to -0.9)

-4.3 (-5.6 to -3.0)

3.2 (2.0 to 4.4)


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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