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Table 2 Characteristics of the settings (2006)

From: Towards integration of general practitioner posts and accident and emergency departments: a case study of two integrated emergency posts in the Netherlands

  IEP 1 Control 1 IEP 2 Control 2
Number of visits A&ED yearly 20–30.000 20–30.000 10–20.000 10.20.000
Number of contacts GP Post yearly 20–30.000 20–30.000 10–20.000 10.20.000
Other hospital within 10 km No No No No
Immigrants 10–20% 10–20% 10–20% 10–20%
Urbanization (inhabitants per km2) > 2000 1000–2000 <500 <500
  1. Sources: Central Office for Statistics, yearly reports hospitals and GP posts