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Table 3 Location of practices and estimated distances to radiologic units

From: Ultrasonography in assessing suspected bone fractures: a cross-sectional survey amongst German general practitioners

 Major citiesSmall townsRural areas
Number of practices (n = 278)77 (27.7%)117 (42.1%)84 (30.2%)
Estimated driving times in minutes [median (min., max., IQR)]
 - Outpatient surgery5 (0, 20, 7)
n = 70
5 (0, 30, 5)
n = 113
15 (0, 35, 10)
n = 80
 - Radiologic department6 (0, 20, 5)
n = 70
8 (1, 45, 10)
n = 114
15 (0, 50, 10)
n = 80
 - Emergency department10 (0, 30, 5)
n = 77
8 (1, 40, 10)
n = 117
15 (0, 100, 10)
n = 84