TableĀ 2

Characteristics of practice populations

MeasureSource of data
Deprivation indicesBased on the Index of Multiple Deprivation 2007
Percentage of GP list on diabetes registerQOF prevalence register 2006/2007
Percentage of White ethnicityBased on hospital episode statistics
Percentage of population who are over 65Based on mid-year practice population estimates provided by the PCT
Percentage of population who are maleBased on mid-year practice population estimates provided by the PCT
List sizeBased on mid-year practice population estimates provided by the PCT
  • GP, general practitioner; PCT, primary care trusts; QOF, quality outcomes framework.