Table 2

Coronary heart disease (CHD) diagnosis, certainty of diagnosis and test ordering for CHD by country

Countries


p country

Germany

UK

US

Tukey's Multiple Comparison


CHD diagnosis (%)

< .0001

74

88

95

US = UK > Germany

Certainty of CHD diagnosis (0–100)

< .0001

39

46

58

US > UK = Germany

Test for CHD (%)

< .0001

39

80

89

US = UK > Germany

Number of tests for CHD (means)

< .0001

0.9

3.5

3.2

UK = US > Germany


von dem Knesebeck et al. BMC Health Services Research 2008 8:198   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-8-198

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