Table 2

User quota of health care services in 2006 according to care levels
Setting-specific utilization quota of health care services according to care level adjusted for age, gender, comorbidity, mortality and single interactions
No care level Care level 1 Care level 2 Care level 3
Community Institution Community p-value Institution Community p-value Institution Community p-value
(n=3,325) (n=705) (n=1,059) (n=1,201) (n=729) (n=1,028) (n=371)
General practitioner (v) 99.1% 100.0% 99.5% ns 100.0% 100.0% ns 100.0% 99.5% ns
Medical specialist (v) 85.5% 86.6% 79.3% ** 87.1% 72.9% *** 77.8% 61.6% ***
Medication (p) 99.1% 100.0% 99.9% ns 100.0% 100.0% ns 99.7% 100.0% ns
of which anti-dementia drugs (p) 16.5% 10.2% 21.2% *** 9.5% 15.4% *** 5.0% 8.5% *
Hospital treatment (d) 35.1% 40.0% 43.2% ns 46.3% 45.5% ns 39.7% 41.3% ns
Non-physician services (p) 17.8% 25.9% 22.1% * 38.3% 29.7% ** 31.6% 33.3% ns
Medical aids (p) 42.0% 84.8% 54.0% *** 94.6% 59.8% *** 96.9% 70.9% ***
Rehabilitation 5.4% 1.4% 7.2% *** 0.9% 3.6% ** estimation not possible ./.
Home health care 16.1% not provided 35.1% ./. not provided 40.9% ./. not provided 44.8% ./.

v=visits; p=prescriptions; d=days.

* p≤0.05; ** p ≤0.001, *** p≤0.0001; ns=not significant.

Schwarzkopf et al.

Schwarzkopf et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:2   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-2

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