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Table 1 Characteristics of patient contacts in general practice

From: Chronic care management in Danish general practice - a cross‒sectional study of workload and multimorbidity

  Number of chronic conditions
  0 n (%) 1 n (%) 2 n (%) 3+ n (%) p‒value
Overall no of contacts n = 2,791 n = 2,849 n = 1,530 n = 1,066  
Type of contact Consultation 1,501 (53.8) 1,577 (60.7) 860 (56.2) 582 (54.6) P < 0.001
  Telephone 1,033 (37.0) 1,085 (33.1) 550 (36.0) 379 (35.6)  
Home visit 34 (1.2) 65 (2.1) 61 (4.0) 59 (3.5)  
E‒mail 211 (7.6) 113 (3.4) 50 (3.3) 40 (3.8)  
Missing 12 (0.4) 9 (0.7) 9 (0.6) 6 (0.6)  
Gender Male 991 (35.5) 1,127 (39.5) 616 (40.3) 406 (38.1) P < 0.072
Female 1,653 (59.2) 1,663 (58.4) 890 (58.2) 649 (60.9)  
Missing 147 (5.3) 59 (2.1) 24 (1.6) 11 (1.0)  
Age groups 40–49 927 (33.2) 552 (19.4) 201 (13.1) 83 (7.8) P < 0.001
50–59 667 (23.9) 638 (22.4) 241 (15.8) 159 (14.9)  
60–69 539 (19.3) 682 (23.9) 419 (27.4) 249 (23.4)  
70+ 508 (18.2) 918 (32.2) 645 (42.2) 564 (52.9)  
Missing 150 (5.4) 59 (2.1) 24 (1.6) 11 (1.0)  
New episode or follow‒up New episode 1,226 (43.9) 922 (32.4) 454 (29.7) 337 (31.6) P < 0.001
  Follow‒up 1,112 (39.8) 1.628 (57.1) 912 (59.6) 655 (61.4)  
  Missing 453 (16.2) 299 (10.5) 164 (10.7) 74 (6.9)