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Table 4 Patient flow in the IEP and control settings

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

  IEP Control
  To T1 To T1
Number of patients A&E 6257 5315** 3985 4321*
Number of contacts GP Post 10195 12940* 14011 12719**
Time spent at post 1 hr 56 min 1 hr 42 min** 1 hr 34 min 2 hrs*
% self-referrals 62% 46%** 53% 58%*
  1. * T1 significantly higher, p < 0.05, Chi square ** T1 significantly lower, p < 0.05, Chi square