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Table 1 Description of patient visits

From: Out of hours care in Germany - High utilization by adult patients with minor ailments?

Characteristic Values
Visits and referrals to hospital per gender Age Group (Years) Visits (n, %) Ref. to Hospital (%)
female 93,187 (56.9%) 5.2%
male 70,524 (43.1%) 8.7%
Visits and referrals to hospital per age group Age Group (Years) Visits (n, %) Ref. to Hospital (%)
18–29 31,054 (19.0%) 5.2%
30–39 22,577 (13.8%) 5.3%
40–49 27,422 (16.8%) 5.5%
50–59 24,830 (15.2%) 8.2%
60–69 18,842 (11.5%) 8.5%
70–79 22,976 (14.0%) 9.8%
80–89 13,395 (8.2%) 9.7%
≥90 2,615 (1.6%) 9.7%
Visits and referrals to hospital per day of week Day of Week Visits (n, %) Ref. to Hospital (%)
Monday 18,030 (11.0%) 6.6%
Tuesday 14,031 (8.6%) 6.5%
Wednesday 15,916 (9.7%) 7.3%
Thursday 13,914 (8.5%) 6.2%
Friday 18,781 (11.5%) 5.8%
Saturday 44,514 (27.2%) 9.3%
Sunday 38,525 (23.5%) 10.0%