Table 5.

Percentage point difference in predicted cancer detection from Q1 to Q5 in multiple linear regression models, years 2009/2010 to 2018/2019a

2009/20102010/20112011/20122012/20132013/20142014/20152015/20162016/20172017/20182018/2019
Practice list size+2+2+2+1+3+3+3+4+2+2
List per FTE GP−30b−2−1−1−1b−1b−1b−1b−1
GP average age, years−6−6−4−5−3−4−3−3−2−2
QOF score+3+3+10+1+1+1+1b+1+1b
IMD score−1b−1b0b−1b−2b−1b−1b−4−4−4
Patients aged >65 years+2+2−1+1−1b+2+2+2+2+3
Ethnicity, white+2+3+1−1b+2+1−1−2−1−1b
  • a All statistically significant at P<0.001 unless otherwise stated.

  • b Not statistically significant. FTE = full-time equivalent. IMD = Index of Multiple Deprivation. QOF = Quality and Outcomes Framework.