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Table 1 Regression coefficients of total QOF score on practice and census based variables

From: The relationship between general practice characteristics and quality of care: a national survey of quality indicators used in the UK Quality and Outcomes Framework, 2004–5

Characteristic Mean (SD) or % Univariate model: unadjusted regression coefficient, B, and 95%CI Multivariate model: adjusted regression coefficient, B, and 95%CI Multivariate model: adjusted and standardised regression coefficient, Beta.
IMD score 25.88 (17.0) -1.42 (-1.56 to -1.28) *** -0.70 (-0.83 to -0.58) *** -0.12
Group practice versus singlehanded practice 74.2% 76.1 (71.1 to 81.0) *** 40.3 (34.4 to 46.1) *** 0.17
Training practice 27% 60.4 (55.6 to 65.3) *** 29.7 (24.5 to 34.9) *** 0.13
PMS practice 42% 0.1 (-4.8 to 4.9) Not included Not included
Full time equivalent (FTE) GPs 3.10 (2.05) 15.5 (14.5 to 16.6) *** 4.4 (3.1 to 5.8) *** 0.09
List size per FTE GP: 2199 (755) (Median, 2024)    
• < 1000   -71.5 (-108.5 to -34.5) *** Not included Not included
• 1000–1500   -2.6 (-12.0 to 6.9) -14.0 (-21.9 to -6.0) ** -0.04
• 1500–2000   37.6 (32.7 to 42.4) *** Not included Not included
• 2000–2500   8.1 (2.9 to 13.3) **
• 2500–3000   -26.0 (-33.5 to -18.4) *** -8.3 (-14.8 to -1.9) * -0.03
• 3000–3500   -22.2 (-32.0 to – 11.5) *** Not included Not included
• > 3500   -34.6 (-45.6 to -23.5) *** Not included Not included
Proportion of practice list aged ≥ 75 years 7.2% (2.9%) 4.7 (3.9 to 5.4) *** Not included Not included
List turnover:     
• < 5% 8.4% (5.9%) -19.1 (-24.9 to -13.2) *** -16.4 (-21.4 to -11.4) *** -0.07
• 5–10%   37.1 (32.4 to 41.8) ***
• 10–20%   -6.2 (-12.1 to -0.2) * Not included Not included
• > 20%   -40.2 (-53.8 to -26.6) *** Not included Not included
% born in developing country: 7.3% (9.9%)    
• < 5%   33.9 (29.0 to 38.9) *** 9.7 (3.3 to 16.1) ** 0.05
• 5–10%   -4.1 (-11.6 to 3.5)
• > 10%   -40.4 (-45.9 to -34.8) *** -8.0 (-15.4 to -0.7) * Not included
  1. * P < 0.05; ** P < 0.01; *** P < 0.001
  2. Denotes the reference group which contains the national mean value and is excluded from the equation