Table 2

Adoption in terms of number of patients referred versus number visiting the units

Unit

Implementation strategy used

Number referred

Patients aged ≥18 years visiting unit

Referred/1000 visits

Risk ratio (compared with unit I)

CI


I

Explicit

262

6075

43

1

II

Explicit

35

5668

6

0.15

0.11-0.20

III

Explicit

68

2492

27

0.64

0.49-0.82

IV

Implicit

48

4697

10

0.24

0.18-0.33

V

Implicit

57

5499

10

0.24

0.19-0.31

VI

Implicit

38

3676

10

0.24

0.18-0.33


Carlfjord et al. BMC Family Practice 2010 11:60   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-11-60

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