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Table 4 Proportion of specialist contacts by diagnosis 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

  Diagnosis One year before One year after
Dentist With dementia 44.5% 50.9%
Without dementia 44.7% 50.0%
Ophthalmologist With dementia 34.4% 25.3%
Without dementia 40.8% 33.7%
With glaucoma 90.5% 64.6%
Without glaucoma 29.9% 25.1%
With diabetes 45.0% 34.7%
Without diabetes 35.4% 28.7%
Surgeon With dementia 26.9% 23.4%
Without dementia 32.1% 28.4%
Gynecologist (women only) With dementia 8.9% 6.5%
Without dementia 10.0% 8.0%
ENT specialist With dementia 19.5% 23.1%
Without dementia 21.8% 27.2%
Dermatologist With dementia 15.0% 17.6%
Without dementia 16.3% 18.1%
Urologist With dementia 14.7% 15.5%
Without dementia 13.3% 18.0%
With prostate hyperplasia 62.5% 52.8%
Without prostate hyperplasia 9.0% 13.6%
Neurologist / Psychiatrist With dementia 43.9% 54.9%
Without dementia 17.5% 36.0%
With depression 39.5% 50.0%
Without depression 21.7% 39.8%
With Parkinson’s disease 72.7% 71.1%
Without Parkinson’s disease 23.5% 40.6%
  1. Abbreviation: ENT Ear, nose and throat