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Table 1 Demographics and healthcare utilisation by whether problem alcohol use was documented

From: Is problem alcohol use being detected and treated in Irish general practice?

  No problem alcohol use documented
(n = 3788)
Documented problem alcohol use
(n = 57)
P-value
Median Age (25th, 75th percentile) 46 (32, 61) 49 (36, 58) 0.45
Male 1777 (47%) 37 (65%) 0.007
Eligible for free GP care 1828 (48%) 41 (72%) < 0.001
Any referral/attendance to secondary care in the past year 1910 (50%) 45 (79%) < 0.001
Median GP consultations (25th, 75th percentile) in the past year 2 (1, 6) 5 (2, 7) 0.02