Table 2

Estimates of B-coefficients from multilevel regression (normal response) model for the association between introduction of named GP and continuity of care (Bice & Boxerman index-score), England 2012 to 2016 (38 500 observations)

Unadjusted modelAdjusted model*
Coef.P value95% CICoef.P value95% CI
Constant0.440<0.0010.413 to 0.4670.427<0.0010.404 to 0.449
Period (ref.=pre)−0.024<0.001−0.031 to −0.018−0.024<0.001−0.030 to −0.017
Age (ref.=<75)0.0130.0010.005 to 0.0210.017<0.0010.009 to 0.025
Period* Age−0.0060.240−0.015 to 0.004−0.0050.342−0.014 to 0.005
  • *Co-variates set to average: gender, number of chronic conditions, level of deprivation (quintiles), number of GPs in practice (quintiles), number of GP consultations (quartiles) and urban/rural practice location. For complete table, see online supplementary table 2.

  • GP, general practitioner.