Table 3.

Estimated regression associations between QOF ratings and practice area deprivation quintile

Dependent variableUnstandardised coefficient, B95% CI
Total percentage QOF achievement (clinical domain)
Quintile 41.9900.678 to 3.303
Quintile 31.167−0.450 to 2.785
Quintile 22.1550.164 to 4.145
(least deprived) Quintile 12.052−0.118 to 4.222
List size per 100 patients0.0250.011 to 0.040
Practice rurality1.325−4.464 to 7.115
Contract type PMS0.409−0.869 to 1.687
Contract type APMS1.693−0.467 to 3.852
Exception rate (clinical domain)
Quintile 40.430−0.439 to 1.300
Quintile 3−1.003−2.075 to 0.068
Quintile 20.689−0.630 to 2.008
(least deprived) Quintile 1−1.712−3.150 to −0.274
List size per 100 patients0.0220.012 to 0.031
Practice rurality0.044−3.792 to 3.880
Contract type PMS−0.604−1.450 to 0.243
Contract type APMS2.9121.481 to 4.343
  • CI = confidence interval. QOF = Quality and Outcomes Framework.