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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for the population > 15 years of age in Blekinge in 2007 (N = 123,168)

From: Active listing and more consultations in primary care are associated with reduced hospitalisation in a Swedish population

Descriptive 2007 Population > 15 years Group size Actively listed Admitted to hospital Hospitalisation
N = % N = % N = % Total days Mean days
Listing status in primary care
 Passively listed 39,430 32.0 2704 6.9 25,722 0.65
 Actively listed 83,738 68.0 9099 10.9 97,968 1.17
Consultations, primary care
 0 or 1 consultation 95,810 77.8 59,077 61.7 7453 7.8 72,982 0.76
 2 or 3 consultations 19,673 16.0 17,332 88.1 2661 13.5 29,699 1.51
 4 or 5 consultations 5383 4.4 5108 94.9 1064 19.8 12,430 2.31
 6 or 7 consultations 1522 1.2 1457 95.7 372 24.4 4622 3.04
 8- consultations 781 0.6 765 97.9 253 32.4 3956 5.07
Type of practice
 A, private practice 20,428 16.6 15,798 77.3 1654 8.1 15,982 0.78
 B, public practice 102,740 83.4 67,940 66.1 10,149 9.9 107,708 1.05
Sex
 Women 61,386 49.8 45,004 73.3 6447 10.5 67,729 1.10
 Men 61,782 50.2 38,734 62.7 5356 8.7 55,961 0.91
Age groups
 16–19 years 6846 5.6 3777 55.2 182 2.7 2077 0.30
 20–39 years 34,067 27.7 17,904 52.6 3571 10.5 25,571 0.75
 40–59 years 39,374 32.0 26,176 66.5 2261 5.7 21,197 0.54
 60–79 years 33,420 27.1 27,386 81.9 3646 10.9 45,225 1.35
 80+ years 9461 7.7 8495 89.8 2143 22.7 29,620 3.13
Individual income
 First income quartile 29,588 24.0 18,843 63.7 2948 10.0 36,702 1.19
 Second income quartile 30,933 25.1 23,764 76.8 4279 13.8 51,886 1.68
 Third income quartile 31,339 25.4 21,415 68.3 2553 8.1 20,703 0.67
 Fourth income quartile 31,308 25.4 19,716 63.0 2023 6.5 14,399 0.47
Educational level
 Less than 9 years 21,602 17.5 18,034 83.5 3173 14.7 41,848 1.94
 Compulsory 9 years 15,956 13.0 10,128 63.5 1135 7.1 12,663 0.79
vCollege degree 54,693 44.4 37,319 68.2 4931 9.0 47,750 0.87
vUniversity degree 30,917 25.1 18,257 59.0 2564 8.3 21,429 0.69
Multimorbidity, all healthcare
 RUB 0 48,211 39.1 25,030 51.9 21 4.4 280 0.01
 RUB 1 15,315 12.4 10,391 67.8 1224 8.0 5405 0.35
 RUB 2 25,242 20.5 18,861 74.7 1603   11,149 0.44
 RUB 3 30,566 24.8 25,983 85.0 6629 21.7 62,098 2.03
 RUB 4 3233 2.6 2909 90.0 1849 57.2 29,134 9.01
 RUB 5 601 0.5 564 93.8 477 79.4 15,622 26.03
Municipality
 A 49,931 40.5 27,700 55.5 5164 10.3 53,785 1.08
 B 23,286 18.9 15,297 65.7 2269 9.7 24,044 1.03
 C 25,405 20.6 21,723 85.5 2338 9.2 25,337 1.00
 D 13,697 11.1 10,924 79.5 1107 8.1 11,819 0.86
 E 10,849 8.8 8094 74.6 925 8.5 8705 0.80
Population 123,168 100.0 83,738 67.9 11,803 9.6 123,690 1.00
  1. Unadjusted active listing on 31 December 2007 and hospitalisation during 2007 for the population of Blekinge > 15 years of age. RUB Resource Utilization Band; Quartile Four equally sized groups; Municipality Local government area