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Table 4 Estimated incremental use of GP, specialist, and ultrasound services appointments over the life of the program

From: Using a population-based approach to prevent hepatocellular cancer in New South Wales, Australia: effects on health services utilisation

Year Number of people in cohort Incremental appointments per program year
   GP Specialist Ultrasound
Year 1 290 406 169 99
Year 2 875 1,165 483 282
Year 3 1462 1,808 758 436
Year 4 1,452 1,734 759 419
Year 5 1,442 1,628 765 402
Year 8* 1,404 1,346 718 379
Year 13 1,342 1,030 561 291
Year 18 1,257 776 433 213
Year 23 1,150 574 340 158
Year 28 1,020 413 266 116
Year 33 861 284 200 82
Year 38 683 183 142 56
Year 43 499 109 93 36
Year 48 331 58 57 21
  1. * Assumes recruitment is completed in year 4
  2. For years 6-50, we calculated the mid-point figures for each 5 year period
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