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Table 2 The proportion (%) of gender, age, consultation with GP and nurse and urgency of consultation by study years

From: Decreasing trends in patient satisfaction, accessibility and continuity of care in Finnish primary health care – a 14-year follow-up questionnaire study

Year   1998 1999 2000 2001 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 Total
Gender
  Female 63.8 63.7 63.9 62.3 62.7 63.5 63.1 61.0 61.2 63.0
  Male 36.2 36.3 36.1 37.7 37.3 36.5 36.8 39.0 38.8 37.0
Age
  <18 6.7 7.3 6.3 6.5 7.7 5.2 6.0 6.3 6.9 6.5
  18-64 62.6 61.9 61.7 61.8 59.1 61.5 59.2 57.0 57.8 60.6
  >65 30.7 30.8 32.0 31.7 33.3 33.3 34.7 36.7 35.4 32.9
Consultation with
  GP 69.8 69.1 65.2 66.5 67.3 68.9 68.2 63.9 65.4 65.1
  Nurse 30.2 30.9 34.8 33.5 32.7 31.1 31.8 36.1 34.6 34.9
Urgency
  Acute 28.3 25.7 27.2 28.7 29.2 28.5 30.3 28.7 31.6 28.3
  Subacute   18.1 19.6 19.1 20.8 21.8 21.8 18.3 19.3 23.1
  Not urgent   56.3 53.2 52.2 50.0 49.6 47.9 53.0 49.1 48.7
  1. (Number of yearly respondents is presented in Table 1).
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