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Table 1 Patient demographic factors for categories of long-term conditions (LTCs). Missed appointment category was defined as average annual rate of missed appointments over a 3-year period, as follows: zero, 0; low, < 1; medium, 1–2; high, > 2

From: Morbidity, mortality and missed appointments in healthcare: a national retrospective data linkage study

  No LTCs
n = 338,372
(41.1%)
One to three LTC
n = 375,893
(45.7%)
Four plus LTC
n = 109,579
(13.3%)
Overall
n = 824,374
Missed appointment category; missing values n = 0
 Zero 226,190
51.5%
182,682
41.6%
30,720
7%
439,592
100%
 Low 84,556
37%
111,928
49%
31,881
14%
228,365
100%
 Medium 22,157
22.8%
51,569
53.1%
23,351
24.1%
97,077
100%
 High 5819
9.8%
29,714
50.1%
23,807
40.1%
59,340
100%
Age; missing values n = 6650 (0.8%)
 0–15 100,880
80.8%
25,910
19.2%
22
0%
134,732
100%
 16–30 95,785
56.7%
70,320
41.7%
2686
1.6%
168,791
100%
 31–45 70,040
41.1%
89,731
52.7%
10,622
6.2%
170,393
100%
 46–60 41,401
24.1%
103,869
60.5%
26,330
15.3%
171,600
100%
 61–75 13,701
11.7%
65,359
55.6%
38,507
32.8%
117,567
100%
 76–90 2225
4.5%
18,987
38.5%
28,070
57%
49,282
100%
 90 plus 201
3.8%
1637
30.5%
3521
65.7%
5359
100%
Sex; missing values n = 0
 Male 169,052
44.1%
168,677
44%
45,729
11.9%
45,729
11.9%
 Female 169,670
38.5%
207,216
47%
64,030
14.5%
440,916
100%
Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation; missing values n = 19,082 (2.3%)
 1 30,755
35.7%
41,730
48.5%
13,571
15.8%
86,056
100%
 2 26,708
36.1%
35,288
47.7%
11,924
16.1%
73,920
100%
 3 28,575
37.4%
35,732
46.8%
12,050
15.8%
76,357
100%
 4 28,106
38.3%
34,003
46.3%
11,257
15.3%
73,366
100%
 5 30,064
39.7%
34,634
45.8%
11,002
14.5%
75,700
100%
 6 34,264
42.3%
36,724
45.3%
10,075
12.4%
81,063
100%
 7 36,838
41.3%
40,844
45.7%
11,601
13%
89,283
100%
 8 33,476
43.7%
34,293
44.7%
8882
11.6%
76,651
100%
 9 32,405
43%
34,089
45.2%
8854
11.8%
75,348
100%
 10 47,717
48.9%
40,745
41.8%
9086
9.3%
97,548
100%