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Table 3 Mean number of primary out-of-hours contacts per 1000 inhabitants for 2012 a

From: To what extent does sociodemographic composition of the neighbourhood explain regional differences in demand of primary out-of-hours care: a multilevel study

  Mean number of contacts (SD) (per 1000 inhabitants)
Total number of contacts with GP cooperative: 1,668,047  
All contacts 224 (56.4)
Telephone consultations 92 (25.2)
Home visits 23 (12.0)
Consultations 109 (32.3)
Urgency of contacts High 106 (35.6)
Low 118 (36.8)
Disease clusterb Injuries 27 (13.8)
Infections 34 (16.4)
Long-term health conditions 23 (13.5)
Somatic symptoms and illnesses 64 (36.2)
Psychological and social problems 8 (6.3)
  1. aPer 1000 inhabitants per four-digit postcode area with > = 1000 inhabitants and > = 100 patients (n = 1121).
  2. bContacts per disease cluster are calculated using data of 14 GP cooperatives that registered meaningful ICPC-codes for at least 70% of contacts, resulting in data for 619 postcode areas. Numbers do not add up to total number of contacts because we included a selection of symptoms and diagnoses.