Table 3

CIPs and IRRs of general primary care and chronic care services according to PSS quintile

Primary care servicePSS quintileCIP1y(%)95% CIIRCrude IRRAdj. IRR*95% CI
Spirometries12.62.4 to 2.80.0311Reference
23.02.8 to 3.20.041.151.121.00 to 1.25
33.02.8 to 3.30.041.141.060.94 to 1.19
43.63.4 to 3.90.051.401.171.04 to 1.32
54.44.1 to 4.60.061.671.161.03 to 1.31
Blood sugar measures113.913.5 to 14.30.2111Reference
213.713.3 to 14.10.211.021.020.97 to 1.07
314.714.2 to 15.20.231.081.050.99 to 1.10
416.315.8 to 16.80.271.261.091.04 to 1.15
518.417.8 to 18.90.31.441.121.06 to 1.18
ECGs17.47.1 to 7.70.0811Reference
27.77.4 to 8.00.091.031.050.99 to 1.12
38.07.6 to 8.40.091.101.081.02 to 1.16
49.28.9 to 9.60.111.291.171.09 to 1.25
59.69.3 to 10.10.111.321.141.07 to 1.22
Home blood pressure measures15.24.9 to 5.50.0711Reference
25.25.0 to 5.50.070.991.050.96 to 1.14
35.35.0 to 5.60.071.011.040.95 to 1.14
45.65.3 to 6.00.081.111.101.00 to 1.20
55.24.9 to 5.50.070.971.020.93 to 1.13
Annual chronic care consultations118.117.6 to 18.50.3111Reference
217.917.5 to 18.40.311.011.020.97 to 1.06
318.718.2 to 19.20.331.091.040.99 to 1.10
421.020.4 to 21.50.391.271.091.04 to 1.14
523.823.2 to 24.40.471.531.221.16 to 1.29
Out-of-hours contacts114.213.8 to 14.70.2111Reference
216.115.7 to 16.50.251.161.071.02 to 1.13
317.416.9 to 18.00.281.321.131.07 to 1.19
419.719.1 to 20.20.331.571.221.16 to 1.29
526.125.6 to 26.70.542.571.471.39 to 1.55
Daytime consultations177.476.9 to 77.93.2211Reference
279.979.4 to 80.43.461.071.041.02 to 1.06
382.181.6 to 82.63.821.181.101.07 to 1.12
484.784.2 to 85.24.451.381.181.16 to 1.20
588.788.3 to 89.25.51.711.281.25 to 1.30
  • *Adjusted for sex, age as 10-year age bands, presence of each of the 39 psychiatric and physical conditions in the multimorbidity index, socioeconomic factors and lifestyle on index date.

  • CIP1y, cumulative incidence proportion at 1 year (in %); IR: incidence rate; IRR, incidence rate ratio; PSS,  Perceived Stress Scale .