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Table 2 Change between baseline and follow-up in the frequency per week of reasons for consultationa

From: The effect of COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown on consultation numbers, consultation reasons and performed services in primary care: results of a longitudinal observational study

  Baseline Follow-Up Change p padj b
Adverse drug reaction 8.5 ± 22.0 4.2 ± 4.7 -50.5% 0.054 0.157
Total gastrointestinal tract 17.6 ± 19.7 10.0 ± 13.4 -43.0% 0.001 0.041
Lipid metabolism disorder 22.0 ± 37.3 13.7 ± 24.1 -37.6% 0.059 0.156
Lower gastrointestinal tract 11.7 ± 15.2 7.4 ± 14.6 -36.9% 0.038 0.157
Weight/dietary problems 19.5 ± 45.6 12.3 ± 35.3 -36.8% 0.205 0.397
Upper gastrointestinal tract 16.1 ± 16.1 10.2 ± 11.5 -36.5% 0.003 0.041
Vertigo 11.5 ± 12.2 7.4 ± 7.3 -35.7% 0.004 0.027
Spinal disorders 34.8 ± 29.1 22.8 ± 28.4 -34.6% 0.003 0.028
High blood pressure 40.0 ± 45.8 26.9 ± 44.1 -32.8% 0.037 0.176
Somatoform disorders 22.3 ± 26.2 15.3 ± 23.7 -31.6% 0.043 0.156
General fatigue and weakness 20.0 ± 19.4 13.7 ± 14.1 -31.5% 0.008 0.047
Lymph/leg oedema, chronic wounds 6.9 ± 9.2 5.0 ± 7.2 -28.1% 0.090 0.218
Coronary heart disease 16.4 ± 21.5 12.0 ± 35.2 -26.7% 0.279 0.477
Congestive heart failure 12.1 ± 16.9 8.9 ± 16.7 -26.3% 0.175 0.390
Cardiac arrhythmia 12.0 ± 18.5 9.3 ± 10.0 -22.3% 0.194 0.402
Dementia 8.4 ± 15.3 6.8 ± 11.8 -19.2% 0.393 0.569
Diabetes mellitus (all types) 21.9 ± 26.3 17.7 ± 27.6 -19.2% 0.263 0.477
Thyroid disorder 10.2 ± 17.3 9.5 ± 23.4 -6.0% 0.832 0.862
Arthrosis of the large joints 9.6 ± 9.2 9.7 ± 14.1 1.9% 0.914 0.914
Shoulder pain 6.6 ± 6.7 6.9 ± 9.0 5.2% 0.756 0.812
Acute infections of the respiratory tract 40.2 ± 39.1 42.6 ± 45.9 5.9% 0.686 0.795
Mild mental disorders 15.3 ± 18.5 16.5 ± 28.2 7.5% 0.730 0.814
Headache 9.2 ± 9.3 10.3 ± 13.6 11.9% 0.497 0.626
Urinary tract infection 5.8 ± 4.4 6.7 ± 7.6 15.4% 0.296 0.476
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 7.3 ± 9.1 8.7 ± 15.3 19.5% 0.420 0.580
Family, partnership problems 9.1 ± 16.2 11.2 ± 22.2 24.0% 0.421 0.555
Chronic kidney disease 5.7 ± 15.4 7.1 ± 21.2 24.5% 0.588 0.711
Asthma 6.3 ± 9.9 8.1 ± 15.0 27.4% 0.326 0.497
Workplace issues, unemployment 7.0 ± 9.3 13.3 ± 30.3 90.2% 0.045 0.144
  1. a sorted in ascending order by change between baseline and follow-up; b α-level Benjamini-Hochberg-adjusted for 29 statistical tests; statistically significant results in bold and italic