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Table 2 Attributes of 1018 primary care service areas

From: Primary care physician supply and other key determinants of health care utilisation: the case of Switzerland

  Average Median Min Max
No. of communities 2.71 2 1 61
Population size 7318 3754 282 419599
Average age 38.45 38.36 32.69 51.48
Female/male ratio 1.01 1.01 0.68 1.22
Non-Swiss citizensa 0.15 0.14 0.01 0.52
No. of physicians 6.45 3 1 510
Physician/10000 inhabitant 7.98 7.29 2.04 38.3
Consultations per inhabitant 3.00 3.00 0.70 7.68
Localization index 56.5% 55.3% 28.9% 97.1%
Market share index 60.0% 60.8% 7.4% 95.3%
  1. aProportion of non-Swiss citizens among residents