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Table 2 Prevalence estimates for long-term conditions covered by the Quality and Outcomes Framework for general practice

From: How an electronic health record became a real-world research resource: comparison between London’s Whole Systems Integrated Care database and the Clinical Practice Research Datalink

ConditionNational published rate (2016/17)WSIC / Discover (2019)
Asthma5.9%7.6%
Atrial Fibrillation1.8%1.0%
Cancer2.0%2.2%
Chronic Kidney Disease, age 18+4.1%1.6%
COPD1.9%2.2%
Coronary Heart Disease3.2%1.8%
Dementia0.8%0.4%
Depression & anxiety symptoms9.1%8.5%
Diabetes6.7%5.4%
Epilepsy, age 18+1.0%0.8%
Heart Failure0.8%0.7%
Hypertension13.8%9.5%
Learning Disability0.3%0.3%
Mental Health0.9%0.9%
Multiple sclerosis164 per 100,000127 per 100,000
Obesity, age 18+9.7%10.5%
Osteoporosis, age 50+2.2%3.7%
Peripheral Arterial Disease0.6%0.3%
Rheumatoid arthritis0.7%0.5%
Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack1.8%1.0%