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Table 3 Reasons given by patients for seeking follow-up care with their own general practitioner after their contact with the GP cooperative for out-of-hours care.

From: Follow-up care by patient's own general practitioner after contact with out-of-hours care. A descriptive study

  Telephone advice Consultation at the GP cooperative Home visits Total
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Referred or advised by GP 62 (40.0) 60 (46.5) 44 (38.6) 166 (41.7)
Worsening of complaint 38 (24.5) 30 (23.3) 23 (20.2) 91 (22.9)
Wrong advice or treatment 11 (7.1) 6 (4.7) 3 (2.6) 20 (5.0)
Worried 26 (16.8) 15 (11.6) 26 (22.8) 67 (16.8)
Other reasons 18 (11.6) 18 (14.0) 18 (15.8) 54 (13.6)
Total 155 (100.0) 129 (100.0) 114 (100.0) 398 (100.0)
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