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Table 2 Reason for encounter (primary and secondary) in 2363 preschool children at face-to-face consultations in out-of-hours primary care

From: Preschool children in Danish out-of-hours primary care: a one-year descriptive study of face-to-face consultations

RFE ICPC − 2 Primary RFE Consultation or home visit (% of children) Secondary RFE Consultation or home visit Total RFE
Unspecific complaints (Chapter A) 952 (40.3%) 351 1303 (55.1%)
 Fever (A03) 673 218 891
 Irritability (A16) 94 54 148
 Unspecified illness (A99) 103 0 103
Respiratory tract (Chapter R) 553 (23.4%) 476 1029 (43.5%)
 Coughing (R05) 239 206 445
 Running nose (R07) 124 104 228
 Dyspneu (R04) 55 58 113
 Complain throat (R21) 49 39 88
 Complain from Airways (R29) 21 9 30
Skin (Chapter S) 204 (8.6%) 62 266 (11.2%)
 Exanthema (S06, S07) 94 48 142
 Wound (S18) 45 0 45
Digestive organs (Chapter D) 192 (8.1%) 172 364 (15.4%)
 Vomiting (D10) 66 73 139
 Abdominal pain (D01) 35 10 45
 Diarrhoea (D11) 29 39 68
Ear diseases (Chapter H) 102 (4.3%) 84 186 (7.8%)
 Ear pain (H01) 58 61 119
 Ear discharge ((H04) 16 14 30
 Other ear complaints (H29) 14 1 15
Eye diseases (Chapter F) 33 (1.4%) 24 57 (2.4%)
Muscle and skeleton (Chapter L) 68 (2.9%) 20 88 (3.7%)
Nervous system (Chapter N) 15 (0.6%) 25 40(1.7%)
Urine tract (Chapter U) 25 (1.1%) 7 32(1.3%)
Endocrine organs (Chapter T) 15 (0.6%) 35 50(2.1%)
Male genitals (Chapter Y) 19 (0.8%) 3 22(0.9%)
Female genitals (Chapter X) 4 (0.2%) 1 5 (0.2%)
Other: blood, heart-vessel, psychiatric or social problems (Chapters B,K,P,Z) 7 (0.3%) 2 9 (0.4%)
Total 2189 (93%) 1262 (53%) 3451 (146%)
No RFE given 174 (7%)
Number of contacts 2363 (100%)   
  1. Note: Secondary RFE was only recorded if it had another code or chapter number than the primary RFE