Table 1

Reference points for predictors

PredictorBaseline reference pointAdditional reference points
Patient population
 IMD1010, 25, 40
 Ethnicity (% white)10050, 90, 100
 Practice morbidity index (registrations/1000 patients)00, 500, 750
Practice demographics
 GP supply (FTE/1000 patients)7.54.5, 6, 7.5
 Handedness of practice*00, 1
 GPs >50 years (%)00, 50, 100
 GPs with non-UK qualifications (%)00, 50, 100
 Female GPs (%)00, 50, 100
QOF indicator achievement (%)
 Total QOF points10090, 95, 100
 PE0710060, 80, 100
 PE0810060, 80, 100
 CHD0610080, 90, 100
 CHD0810060, 80, 100
 STROKE0610080, 90, 100
 STROKE0810060, 80, 100
 DM1710060, 80, 100
 DM2610040, 70, 100
 DM3010080, 90, 100
 BP0510060, 80, 100
 MED121000, 100
 RECORD091000, 100
  • *Multihanded, 0, single-handed, 1.

  • FTE, full-time equivalent; GP, general practitioner; IMD, Index of Multiple Deprivation; QOF, Quality and Outcomes Framework.