Table 2

Demographics of anti-VEGF procedures in South-West CCGs, 2014/2015; ordered by procedures per patient

CCG Name% MaleMedian ageProcedures per patient (95% CI)Procedure rate* (95% CI†)Patient rate* (95% CI)
NHS Kernow CCG43792.86 (2.75 to 2.97)522 (490 to 556)172 (191 to 104)
NHS Dorset CCG43823.32 (3.21 to 3.43)419 (394 to 445)122 (136 to 74)
NHS Herefordshire CCG38803.34 (3.14 to 3.53)631 (569 to 700)175 (210 to 110)
NHS Somerset CCG45783.48 (3.27 to 3.68)304 (276 to 334)92 (106 to 57)
NHS South Warwickshire CCG44793.63 (3.46 to 3.8)773 (708 to 844)206 (240 to 128)
NHS Oxfordshire CCG40813.63 (3.5 to 3.76)723 (679 to 771)197 (220 to 120)
NHS Northern-Eastern and Western Devon CCG41814.05 (3.95 to 4.16)830 (792 to 869)201 (218 to 121)
NHS Newbury and district CCG41794.14 (3.72 to 4.55)637 (530 to 764)136 (186 to 92)
NHS Wiltshire CCG46794.17 (3.95 to 4.39)459 (419 to 502)103 (121 to 64)
NHS South Devon and Torbay CCG40814.2 (4.05 to 4.35)923 (860 to 991)206 (235 to 127)
NHS South Worcestershire CCG42794.36 (4.16 to 4.56)875 (806 to 950)188 (217 to 116)
NHS Bath and North-East Somerset CCG49814.44 (4.14 to 4.73)735 (650 to 831)152 (189 to 97)
NHS Swindon CCG44774.54 (4.26 to 4.82)1034 (928 to 1153)216 (260 to 137)
NHS West Hampshire CCG42805 (4.85 to 5.15)1125 (1063 to 1190)221 (244 to 133)
NHS North Somerset CCG43805.43 (5.15 to 5.71)1236 (1130 to 1352)217 (253 to 135)
NHS Bristol CCG43805.49 (5.26 to 5.72)1346 (1248 to 1451)237 (270 to 146)
NHS Gloucestershire CCG42815.51 (5.33 to 5.68)1263 (1194 to 1336)226 (249 to 137)
NHS South Gloucestershire CCG46795.93 (5.65 to 6.22)1379 (1264 to 1505)222 (258 to 138)
  • * Procedure rate and patient rate are the indirectly standardised rates per 100 000 population.

  • †95% CIs on the procedure rate are calculated using Stukel et al’s method for recurrent outcomes.40

  • anti-VEGF, antivascular endothelial growth factor; CCG, clinical commissioning group; NHS, National Health Service.