Table 7

Comparison of resolution rate of the different 16 minor acute illness in patients included categorized according to age*
Resolution by age (%)
Category ≤ 50 (n = 751,325) > 50 (n = 458, 344) p
Burns 94.0 94.7 NS
Emergency contraception - - -
Skin injury 89.7 92.0 <0.0001
Skin fold dermatitis 67.6 70.4 NS
Increased arterial pressure 61.1 68.7 <0.0001
Twisted ankle 65.6 65 NS
Nose bleeding 68.6 60.1 0.0046
Acute diarrhea 64.5 55.4 <0.0001
Tooth pain 54.4 57.1 0.0221
Anxiety attacks 50.3 60.3 <0.0001
Low back pain 49.7 52.5 <0.0001
Flu 50.7 45.3 0.0048
Sore throat 48.5 49.3 NS
Lower urinary symptoms 47.0 45.9 <0.0001
Pink eye 45.3 47.2 0.0103
Upper respiratory symptoms 44.8 37.4 <0.0001
Total 60.1 60.1

*Emergency contraception was not included in the analysis because number of patients in the > 50 group was negligible.

Fabrellas et al.

Fabrellas et al. BMC Family Practice 2013 14:61   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-61

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