Table 3

Therapy decisions by country

Countries


p country

Germany

UK

US

Tukey's Multiple Comparison


Prescribing appropriate CHD medication (%)

< .0001

17

48

67

US > UK > Germany

Referral to a cardiologist or specialist facility (%)

< .0001

19

31

10

UK > Germany = US

Referral to other medical professional (%)

< .0001

52

30

5

Germany > UK > US

Time to next appointment (days, means))

< .0001

5.7

13.1

11.3

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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