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Table 3 Proportion of specialist contacts by sex, age and care level 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 Sex Women 43.4% 49.8%
Men 48.9% 52.1%
Age group 65–74 y 46.7% 53.6%
75–84 y 49.8% 53.9%
85–94 y 41.3% 45.7%
95+ y 35.0% 43.8%
Care level 1 45.0% 51.1%
2 43.8% 49.5%
3 44.4% 44.6%
Ophthalmologist Sex Women 38.5% 30.9%
Men 38.3% 29.7%
Age group 65–74 y 29.2% 26.7%
75–84 y 39.9% 30.4%
85–94 y 39.9% 31.8%
95+ y 32.4% 27.2%
Care level 1 40.4% 33.8%
2 35.3% 25.4%
3 29.2% 17.2%
Surgeon Sex Women 31.0% 27.5%
Men 27.5% 23.6%
Age group 65–74 y 31.1% 27.7%
75–84 y 34.4% 28.6%
85–94 y 27.8% 25.3%
95+ y 20.6% 22.2%
Care level 1 31.9% 28.5%
2 27.4% 23.7%
3 22.4% 16.4%
Gynecologist (women only) Age group 65–74 y 13.3% 9.6%
75–84 y 12.1% 8.3%
85–94 y 7.4% 6.6%
95+ y 4.5% 4.3%
Care level 1 10.1% 7.8%
2 8.5% 7.1%
3 9.2% 5.3%
ENT specialist Sex Women 20.6% 26.0%
Men 22.0% 24.6%
Age group 65–74 y 14.0% 18.2%
75–84 y 19.0% 22.6%
85–94 y 23.3% 28.6%
95+ y 26.8% 36.2%
Care level 1 21.6% 26.4%
2 19.9% 24.8%
3 17.7% 18.7%
Dermatologist Sex Women 14.7% 16.9%
Men 19.7% 21.4%
Age group 65–74 y 13.8% 17.5%
75–84 y 16.5% 18.0%
85–94 y 15.8% 17.9%
95+ y 16.3% 18.7%
Care level 1 16.6% 18.0%
2 14.5% 17.9%
3 12.1% 16.9%
Urologist Sex Women 7.5% 10.4%
Men 34.7% 39.2%
Age group 65–74 y 16.5% 22.6%
75–84 y 16.4% 19.6%
85–94 y 11.8% 14.6%
95+ y 7.5% 11.0%
Care level 1 12.5% 14.4%
2 15.9% 22.0%
3 19.5% 24.5%
Neurologist/ Psychiatrist Sex Women 25.9% 42.0%
Men 31.7% 46.3%
Age group 65–74 y 41.3% 55.3%
75–84 y 37.0% 50.3%
85–94 y 18.9% 36.6%
95+ y 7.5% 25.1%
Care level 1 25.6% 40.9%
2 30.0% 47.1%
3 33.6% 48.1%
  1. Abbreviation: ENT Ear, nose and throat