Table 2

Number of GP contacts of pregnant and non-pregnant women
Pregnant women n = 15,123 Non-pregnant women n = 102,564
During pregnancy and postpartum period (336 days) Random period of 336 days
Number of contactsa:
  Median (IQRb) 2 (0–5) 0 (0–3)
  Mean (SD) 3.6 (4.8) 2.2 (4.1)
Number of women not visiting the GP at all (%) 5,246 (35%) 51,494 (50%)
Number of contacts if visiting:
  Median (IQRb) 4 (2–7) 3 (1–6)
  Mean (SD) 5.6 (4.9) 4.5 (4.8)

a Differences between the groups are all statistically significant (p < 0.001).

b IQR = inter quartile range.

Feijen-de Jong et al.

Feijen-de Jong et al. BMC Family Practice 2013 14:10   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-10

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