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Table 4 Characteristics of the contacts involving patients with only one of the ten most common chronic conditions (n=660)

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

Chronic disease No Additional psychosocial problems present n (%) Time consumption Minutes n (%) The GP-experienced burden n (%) Nurse substitution possible n (%)
<16 >15 Very easy-medium Heavy or very heavy
Hypertension 304 36 (11.9) 267 (9.9) 37 (12.2) 266 (87.8) 37 (12.2) 91 (32.0)
Type2-diabetes 72 8 (11.1) 60 (15.3) 12 (16.7) 55 (77.5) 16 (22.5) 20 (29.0)
Depression 84 27 (32.1) 37 (6.0) 47 (56.0) 52 (61.9) 32 (38.1) 6 (7.6)
Lipid disorder 27 1 (3.7) 23 (14.8) 4 (14.8) 20 (80.0) 5 (20.0) 8 (30.8)
COPD 50 8 (16.0) 36 (6.0) 14 (28.0) 36 (73.5) 13 (26.5) 4 (8.3)
Isch. heart disease 33 3 (9.1) 28 (12.1) 5 (15.2) 31 (93.9) 2 (6.1) 6 (20.0)
Atrial fibrillation 27 3 (11.1) 25 (14.8) 2 (7.4) 23 (88.5) 3 (11.5) 6 (24.0)
Obesity/overweight 19 4 (21.1) 15 (0.0) 4 (21.1) 14 (73.7) 5 (26.3) 3 (16.7)
Asthma 27 2 (7.4) 20 (7.4) 7 (25.9) 26 (96.3) 1 (3.7) 4 (15.4)
Dementia 17 0 (0.0) 10 (11.8) 7 (41.2) 11 (64.7) 6 (35.3) 2 (11.8)
P-values   P<0.001   P<0.001   P<0.001 P<0.001