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Table 1 Utilization of health care resources in general practice (GP) for recently and longer enlisted patients

From: Recently enlisted patients in general practice use more health care resources

  Recently (< 1 year) Longer (> 1 year) p
  (N = 10,102) (N = 10,102)  
Contacts with GP    
- Patients with 1 or more contacts with GP (%) 77.4 60.9 *
- Mean number of contacts in one year (95% CI) 3.23 (3.15; 3.31) 2.84 (2.76; 2.93) *
Prescriptions    
- Patients with 1 or more prescriptions (%) 66.7 57.5 *
- Mean number of prescriptions in one year (95% CI) 4.68 (4.46; 4.92) 4.69 (4.48; 4.87) n.s.
Referrals    
- Patients with 1 or more new referrals (%) 20.4 17.5 *
- Mean number of new referrals in one year (95% CI) 0.27 (.26; .28) 0.24 (.23; .26) *
  1. * = p < .001, n.s. = not significant, Chi-square and t-test