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Table 2 Proportion of specialist contacts (and the proportion of those being referred by a GP) before and after institutionalization (n = 18,779)

From: Are there changes in medical specialist contacts after transition to a nursing home? an analysis of German claims data

  One year before One year after
Dentist 44.6% 50.4%
Ophthalmologist 38.4% (69.0%) 30.6% (34.1%)
Surgeon 30.2% (70.7%) 26.6% (53.9%)
Gynecologist (women only) 9.6% (61.7%) 7.5% (27.8%)
ENT specialist 21.0% (63.1%) 25.6% (30.6%)
Dermatologist 15.8% (68.3%) 17.9% (39.3%)
Urologist 13.8% (71.4%) 17.1% (50.0%)
Neurologist/Psychiatrist 27.2% (73.9%) 43.0% (58.6%)
  1. Abbreviation: ENT Ear, nose and throat
  2. Referrals from GPs to dentists were not assessed since those are very unusual in the German health care system