Table 2

Prevalence of respondents reporting a potentially harmful preventable problem within the last 12 months and unadjusted and adjusted ORs estimated by logistic regression

Respondent characteristics n=638Frequency— all reported n=132Unadjusted OR— all reportsAdjusted* OR— all reportsAdjusted* OR— after GP review (lower threshold, table 5)
Gender (87 missing)
Male53/283 (19%)1 (ref)1 (ref)1 (ref)
Female63/268 (24%)1.3 (0.9 to 2.0)1.4 (0.9 to 2.2)1.3 (0.7 to 2.3)
Age (85 missing)
 16–34 years11/42 (26%)1 (ref)1 (ref)1 (ref)
 35–54 years34/143 (24%)0.9 (0.4 to 1.9)0.8 (0.3 to 1.8)0.8 (0.3 to 2.1)
 55–64 years31/162 (19%)0.7 (0.3 to 1.5)0.7 (0.3 to 1.5)0.6 (0.2 to 1.7)
 65–74 years32/170 (19%)0.7 (0.3 to 1.4)0.6 (0.3 to 1.4)0.4 (0.2 to 1.2)
 Over 75 years9/36 (25%)0.9 (0.3 to 2.6)1.1 (0.4 to 3.2)0.9 (0.2 to 3.2)
Last primary care contact (88 missing)
 Within last week48/169 (28%)1 (ref)1 (ref)1 (ref)
 Within last month47/248 (19%)0.6 (0.4 to 0.9)0.7 (0.4 to 1.1)0.6 (0.3 to 1.0)
 Within the last 12 months20/121 (17%)0.5 (0.3 to 0.9)0.6 (0.3 to 1.2)0.5 (0.2 to 1.3)
 Over 12 months ago3/12 (25%)0.8 (0.2 to 4.0)0.9 (0.2 to 4.2)0.4 (0.0 to 3.9)
Usual primary care usage (88 missing)
At least once a month52/181 (29%)1 (ref)1 (ref)1 (ref)
 At least once per 6 months45/285 (16%)0.5 (0.3 to 0.7)0.6 (0.3 to 0.9)0.5 (0.3 to 0.9)
 Once per 12 months or less18/84 (21%)0.7 (0.4 to 1.2)0.8 (0.4 to 1.6)0.7 (0.3 to 1.8)
Works or volunteers in healthcare (92 missing)
 No72/380 (19%)1 (ref)1 (ref)1 (ref)
 Yes41/166 (25%)1.4 (0.9 to 2.2)1.3 (0.8 to 2.1)1.5 (0.9 to 2.7)
  • *Adjusted for gender, age, last primary care contact, usual primary care usage, works or volunteers in healthcare.

  • GP, general practitioner.