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Table 6 Patient self-reported use of general practice services (All patients previous 3 months)

From: An Australian general practice based strategy to improve chronic disease prevention, and its impact on patient reported outcomes: evaluation of the preventive evidence into practice cluster randomised controlled trial

  Intervention N (%; 95% CI) Control N (%; 95% CI)
Health service Baseline (349) Follow up (283) Baseline (390) Follow up (306)
Attended GP visit(s) 255 (73.1%; 68.4–77.7) 212 (74.9%;69.9–80.0) 292 (74.9%; 70.6–79.2) 231 (75.5%; 70.7–80.3)
0 GP visits 97 (27.8%; 23.1–32.5) 71 (25.1%; 20.0–30.1) 103 (26.4%; 22.0–30.8) 75 (24.5%; 19.7–29.3)
1–2 GP visits 184 (52.7%; 47.5–58.0) 162 (57.2%; 51.5–63.0) 227 (58.2%; 53.3–63.1) 177 (57.8%; 52.3–63.4)
3–5 GP visits 56 (16.0%; 12.2–19.9) 40 (14.1%; 10.1–18.2) 51 (13.1%; 9.7–16.4) 45 (14.7%; 10.7–18.7)
6+ GP visits 12 (3.4%; 1.5–5.4) 10 (3.5%; 1.4–5.7) 9 (2.3%; 0.8–3.8) 9 (2.9%; 1.0–4.8)