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Table 2 Reasons for encountering care for curative conditions by ICPC chapters (12 practices, 2458 consultations)

From: Patterns of disease presentation and management in Egyptian primary care: findings from a survey of 2458 primary care patient consultations

Chapter Consultations Weighted percentage*
  Frequency Percentage  
Respiratory 783 31.9 34.2
Digestive 477 19.4 20.4
Skin 268 10.9 12.4
Circulatory 220 9.0 5.8
Eye 83 3.4 4.6
Blood/Lymphatics 114 4.6 4.6
Urology 74 3.0 3.7
Endocrine 126 5.1 3.5
Musculoskeletal 101 4.1 3.4
General/Unspecified 72 2.9 3.2
Gynaecological 62 2.5 1.8
Ear 64 2.6 1.7
Obstetric 5 0.2 0.3
Andrology 2 0.1 0.2
Neurological 7 0.3 0.2
Psychological 0 0 0
Social 0 0 0
  1. *Weighted for different population and utilisation rates between urban and rural areas.