Table 1

Baseline Characteristics of the Study Population

Parameter

Case Group (N = 5003) Mean (SD) [Range]


Doctor Care Score

73.62 (35.89) [0–100]

Practice Care Score

73.96 (30.02) [0–100]

Age group (%)

Less than 18

6.76%

18 – 24

21.87%

25 – 34

24.27%

35 – 44

36.78%

45 – 64

10.01%

65 +

0.32%

Male Gender (%)

25.70%

First visit to office (%)

13.47%

Routine exam or check-up

28.40%

Wait Time category

Less than 15 min

37.92%

15 to 30 min

37.56%

30 to 60 min

14.89%

60 min +

9.63%

25.22 (20.47)

Visit Time category

Less than 5 min

11.11%

5 to 10 min

26.86%

10 min +

62.02%


Anderson et al. BMC Health Services Research 2007 7:31   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-7-31

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