Summary

This indicator measures the percentage of patients with a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation. Patients are of all ages, and numbers are given since 2007, across areas of England. 


Technical description 

The percentage of patients with a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation. GP practices reporting >30% atrial fibrillation prevalence are excluded from the calculation. QOF data by GP practice and year were provided by the data owners. These data were used to calculate weighted averages of the indicator by Lower Super Output Area (LSOA).

UK Open Government Licence
Last Update
3 years ago  
Contact
Author
  • Tanith Rose
  • Konstantinos Daras
  • Benjamin Barr
Citation
Rose T, Daras K, Barr B (2021), Quality and Outcomes Framework Indicators: Atrial fibrillation prevalence (QOF_4_07) <VERSION NUMBER> [Open Dataset], Place-based Logitudinal Data Resource, DOI: 10.17638/datacat.liverpool.ac.uk/1355
Geography
  • LSOA
  • England
DOI