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Table 2 Frequency and intensity of physician visits by service provider and labour market status.

From: Employment status and differences in the one-year coverage of physician visits: different needs or unequal access to services?

Service provider Labour market status Visits during the previous twelve months
   None 1 2–4 over 4 Intensity (1)
Public health centre Employed      
     Permanent full-time 57% 23% 18% 3% 0.91
     Permanent part-time 41% 30% 23% 6% 1.33
     Fixed-term full-time 46% 27% 24% 4% 1.18
     Fixed-term part-time 38% 26% 31% 5% 1.52
  Unemployed      
     Short-term 32% 28% 33% 7% 1.69
     Prolonged 31% 31% 29% 9% 1.71
     Long-term 38% 18% 31% 13% 1.94
Private physician Employed      
     Permanent full-time 63% 23% 13% 2% 0.73
     Permanent part-time 62% 22% 14% 3% 0.80
     Fixed-term full-time 70% 18% 11% 1% 0.61
     Fixed-term part-time 71% 19% 9% 1% 0.54
  Unemployed      
     Short-term 73% 15% 10% 2% 0.59
     Prolonged 75% 14% 10% 2% 0.55
     Long-term 84% 10% 6% 0% 0.29
Occupational health care Employed      
     Permanent full-time 42% 25% 27% 6% 1.41
     Permanent part-time 59% 20% 15% 6% 1.03
     Fixed-term full-time 57% 22% 17% 3% 0.94
     Fixed-term part-time 76% 14% 7% 3% 0.54
  Unemployed      
     Short-term 79% 11% 8% 2% 0.47
     Prolonged 91% 4% 3% 2% 0.26
     Long-term 93% 4% 3% 1% 0.16
Hospital outpatient clinic       
  Employed      
     Permanent full-time 74% 14% 10% 2% 0.56
     Permanent part-time 68% 13% 14% 4% 0.80
     Fixed-term full-time 76% 12% 9% 2% 0.53
     Fixed-term part-time 70% 15% 13% 2% 0.66
  Unemployed      
     Short-term 66% 16% 15% 3% 0.78
     Prolonged 64% 15% 17% 5% 0.93
     Long-term 62% 15% 19% 5% 0.99
Dental care Employed      
     Permanent full-time 33% 36% 26% 5% 1.47
     Permanent part-time 32% 33% 28% 7% 1.57
     Fixed-term full-time 44% 30% 22% 5% 1.22
     Fixed-term part-time 44% 32% 18% 6% 1.21
  Unemployed      
     Short-term 36% 34% 26% 5% 1.39
     Prolonged 42% 30% 23% 5% 1.30
     Long-term 51% 21% 23% 6% 1.22
  1. (1) Mean frequency assuming that class '2–4' = 3 visits and class 'over 4' = 6 visits.