HPI: Quality of preventative healthcare

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Health Poverty Index – Intervening Factors: Quality of preventative healthcare:Ratio of individuals being prescribed statins to individuals suffering high blood cholesterol levels

Source: Department of Health (DoH)

Publisher: Health Poverty Index

Geographies: Local Authority District (LAD), National

Geographic coverage: England

Time coverage: 2001

Type of data: Administrative data

Import source: DATA4NR-data4nr-export-13-01-2010.csv
External reference: DATA4NR-143
National statistic: no
Geographic coverage: 100000: England
Temporal coverage from: 2001
Precision: At present, statin prescribing data is only available at the Primary Care Trust level (PCT). The ratio was therefore constructed at the PCT level and then a weighted average calculated for each Local Authority District (LAD).
Source: Department of Health (DoH)
Department: Department of Health
Temporal coverage to: 2001