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Table 3 Number of adults from intervention-specific target populations in the two investigated years who used or did not use preventive services taking into consideration of the recommended intervention intervals in Hungary as a function of the timing of visiting a GP according to the European Health Interview Surveys of 2009 and 2014

From: Organised and opportunistic prevention in primary health care: estimation of missed opportunities by population based health interview surveys in Hungary

  blood pressure measurementachecking blood glucosebinfluenza vaccination < 60cinfluenza vaccination 60 ≤ dstudieda + b + c + d preventive services together
number of implemented interventions
(proportion of recommended interventions)
GP visit in a year3,072,445 (59.1%)2,931,690 (79.9%)328,181 (9.3%)1,175,017 (24.7%)7,507,333 (43.8%)
no GP visit in a year412,107 (7.9%)146,070 (4%)22,046 (0.6%)50,235 (1.1%)630,458 (3.7%)
total3,484,552 (67.1%)3,077,760 (83.9%)350,227 (10%)1,225,252 (25.8%)8,137,791 (47.5%)
number of missed interventions (proportion of recommended interventions)GP visit in a year561,098 (10.8%)363,270 (9.9%)2,784,072 (79.2%)3,029,700 (63.8%)6,738,140 (39.3%)
no GP visit in a year1,150,321 (22.1%)227,543 (6.2%)380,033 (10.8%)494,150 (10.4%)2,252,047 (13.1%)
total1,711,419 (32.9%)590,813 (16.1%)3,164,105 (90%)3,523,850 (74.2%)8,990,187 (52.5%)
number of recommended interventionstotal5,195,971 (100%)3,668,573 (100%)3,514,332 (100%)4,749,102 (100%)17,127,978 (100%)