Table 1

The proportions of total admissions that were emergency, categorised into 7 groups of practices (means and standard deviations [SD])
Category Mean 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Percentage of admissions that were emergency <36% 36-40% 41-45% 46-50% 51-55% 56-60% >60%
n 229 22 51 60 35 30 18 13 beta p
Emergency Admissions/1000 Patients 88.6 (84.6-92.6) 64.9 (60.2-69.5) 77.3 (74.2-80.3) 85.8 (82.9-88.8) 87.4 (80.3-94.5) 99.7 (92.9-106.6) 110.1 (98.9-121.2) 134.0 (76.4-191.6) 0.002 <0.001
Elective Admissions/1000 Patients 108 (104.9-111.9) 130.4 (120.9-140.0) 128.0 (123.0-132.9) 117.8 (114.1-121.5) 95.5 (88.0-103.0) 90.87 (84.5-97.2) 82.4 (73.2-91.6) 62.9 (50.5-75.2) 0.002 <0.001
OPD Appointments/10000 Patients 6704.55 (6550.1-6858.9) 6238.2 (5764.8-6711.5) 6626.3 (6303.6-6949.0) 7183.8 (6935.3-7432.4) 650.08 (6010.9-7005.1) 686.1 (6512.1-7209.2) 6580.7 (5986.6-7175.7) 5927.7 (5034.8-6820.6) −0.002 0.496
ED attendance/10000 Patients 2115.2 (2001.5-2229.9) 1822.3 (1665.1-1979.4) 2069.0 (1924.7-2213.3) 1971.8 (1816.9-2126.7) 1881.4 (1667.4-2095.4) 2262.7 (2124.7-2400.6) 2448.7 (2179.1.9-2716.4) 3282.3 (1607.4-4957.2) 0.053 <0.001

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