Table 4.

Percentage difference in predicted cancer detection from Q1 to Q5 in linear regression models, years 2009/2010 to 2018/2019 (all statistically significant, P<0.001)

Practice list size+5+6+4+3+5+4+5+4+4+4
List per FTE GP−6−4−4−2−3−3−2−2−1−2
GP average age, years−7−7−6−6−5−5−4−4−3−3
QOF score+5+4+3+2+2+3+2+2+2+2
IMD score−3−3−2−1−3−3−3−4−5−5
Patients aged >65 years+5+5+2+2+3+3+3+3+3+5
Ethnicity, white+6+5+2+2+3+3+2−1+2+3
  • FTE = full-time equivalent. IMD = Index of Multiple Deprivation. QOF = Quality and Outcomes Framework.