Table 3

Exclusions of patients by practices (cohort baseline data)

LTC (n practices)N patients extractedN patients excludedPercentage included
TotalPractice rangeTotalPractice rangeTotalPractice range
Asthma (10)162864–6842940–19781.963.5–100
COPD (16)6028–88356–8094.281.5–100
Diabetes (10)116963–185480–1395.990.2–100
Epilepsy (23)9854–2604604–7853.319.2–100
Heart failure (20)6875–1431674–8175.756.6–100
Stroke (19)5254–691070–1979.652.4–100
Total (33)559638–88011110–26180.135.5–100
  • COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease LTC, long-term condition.