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Table 2 Hospitalisation of patients between 1st January 1967 and 31st December 2010 and contacts with Tibro Health Care Centre Sweden between 1st January 1998 and 31st December 2010 by patients with elevated and normal calcium concentrations 1995–2000, men and women

From: Quality of life and health care consumption in primary care patients with elevated serum calcium concentrations in - a prospective, case control, study

  Patients with elevated calcium concentrations Patients with normal calcium concentrations Comparison between groups
  Total Men Women Total Men Women Total p -value Men p -value Women p -value
Variables Mean Percentile Mean Percentile Mean Percentile Mean Percentile Mean Percentile Mean Percentile    
Data from register                
Number 127   28   99   254   56   198     
Hospitalisation                
Total occasion from 1967 11 2-21 14 2-33 10 2-20 8 2-18 7 1-14 9 2-19 0.017 0.002 n.s
Total days from 1967 75 6-179 82 4-214 73 7-178 58 4-146 39 3-98 63 6-161 n.s 0.006 n.s
Total occasion from 1995 7 2-13 11 2-29 7 1-12 5 1-11 5 1-11 6 1-11 0.029 0.015 n.s
Total days from 1995 51 3-128 61 4-154 48 2-128 37 3-77 26 3-63 41 3-79 n.s 0.018 n.s
Diagnoses per individual from 1968                
Cancer 1.3 0-4 1.7 0-6.3 1.2 0-3 0.9 0-2.2 0.8 0-3.6 1 0-2 0.003 n.s 0.017
Psychiatric diseases 0.9 0-2 0.7 0-2.3 0.9 0-2 0.5 0-1 0.3 0-1.6 0.5 0-1 n.s n.s n.s
Cardiovascular diseases 3.0 0-9 4.8 0-16 2.5 0-7 2.4 0-6 2.3 0-8 2.4 0-6 n.s n.s n.s
Contact tibro HCC                
Physician consultations                
Per individual 18.0 3.0- 35.4 12.5 2.6- 24.6 19.6 2.6- 39.0 17.7 4.0- 37.5 16.0 4.0- 31.0 18.2 3.5- 38.0 n.s n.s n.s
Individuals visit psychosocial team                
Number 13   4   9   14   1   13   n.s 0.02 n.s.
  1. Notes: Percentile, 10th and 90th percentile n.s = not significant, HCC = Health Care Centre.