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Table 2 Variation in prehospital paths by patient residence centrality for all emergency admissions to somatic hospitals in Norway 2014 (N = 497,729a)

From: Correction to: General practitioners’ and out-of-hours doctors’ role as gatekeeper in emergency admissions to somatic hospitals in Norway: registry-based observational study

  General practitioner Out-of-hours doctor Outpatient clinic or PSPCb Direct admission
Centrality N % N % N % N %
1 (most central) 15,820 18 28,596 32 3828 4 39,842 45
2 32,363 27 45,181 37 2098 2 42,401 35
3 36,372 29 43,537 35 2045 2 42,101 34
4 29,651 31 34,676 37 1537 2 28,592 30
5 16,708 34 18,104 37 606 1 13,564 28
6 (least central) 6845 34 7424 37 189 1 5649 28
  1. a116 cases missing the centrality variable
  2. bPrivate specialist with public contract
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