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Table 2 Changes in the proportion of FA visits of all visits over the period 2001–2010

From: Effect of administrative information on visit rate of frequent attenders in primary health care: ten-year follow-up study

Years compared RR 95% CI p-value*
2002 with 2001 0.99 0.978 1.03 0.9379
2003 with 2001 0.95 0.93 0.98 < 0.0001
2004 with 2001 0.97 0.95 0.99 0.0104
2005 with 2001 0.99 0.97 1.01 0.1918
2006 with 2001 0.94 0.92 0.96 < 0.0001
2007 with 2006 1.09 1.06 1.11 < 0.0001
2008 with 2006 1.12 1.09 1.14 < 0.0001
2009 with 2006 1.15 1.12 1.17 < 0.0001
2010 with 2006 1.14 1.12 1.17 < 0.0001
  1. Intervention in the form of individualized information to GPs on frequent attendance was provided in 2002, 2003, and 2005. An RR of more than 1.00 signifies that there was an increase in FA visits
  2. RR Relative Risk, CI Confidence Interval
  3. * Statistical significance between years; Poisson’s regression analysis