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Table 2 Patient population characteristics of the general practices and association with out-of-hours care use

From: Association between general practice characteristics and use of out-of-hours GP cooperatives

Variable Low use group High use group
Mean (range) Mean (range)
Percentage of foreignersa 9.8 (1.6-26.4) 27.7 (3.8-82.2)**
Percentage of patients aged 0 to 4 years 4.8 (2.5-9.7) 5.6 (3.0-9.9)*
Distance from general practice to out-of-hours GP cooperative (kilometers) 13.4 (3.0-30.8) 3.4 (0.9-11.0)**
  1. aPeople with at least one parent born outside the Netherlands.
  2. *p < 0.01, **p < 0.001.