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Table 2 Mean resource use per episode per participant

From: Measuring the financial burden of acute cough in pre-school children: a cost of illness study

Item of resource use Mean (sd)
Primary Care  
GP consultations 1.09 (0.48)
Nurse consultations 0.06 (0.23)
Telephone consultations 0.02 (0.13)
Home visits 0.01 (0.09)
Walk-in Centre visits 0.02 (0.13)
Secondary Care  
A & E visits 0.01 (0.09)
Out-patients appointments 0.01 (0.09)
Prescriptions 0.58 (0.69)
Parental resource use  
Primary care journeys 0.61 (0.62)
Secondary care journeys 0.02 (0.13)
Over-the-counter medication 0.43 (0.78)
Days off work 0.64 (1.71)