The purpose of this project is to report on completeness and timeliness of recording and population trends in the most important disease risk factors (obesity, smoking, blood pressure, cholesterol and ethnicity) within primary care electronic health records.
The analytical objectives of this work were:
- To report on population trends in completeness of recording of selected public health indicators (obesity, smoking, blood pressures and cholesterol) within primary care electronic health records.
- To report on estimated population levels of obesity, smoking, blood pressure and cholesterol.
- To determine how both recording and the values of each indicator vary by age, sex, material deprivation and government office region.
- To determine the changes in trends in each indicator over the last 5 financial years.