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Table 2 Ambulatory utilization over a 12-month period stratified by fragmentation quintilea (N = 6799)

From: Differences in ambulatory care fragmentation by race

Fragmentation quintile N Fragmentation score (median) Number of visits (median) Number of providers (median) Proportion of visits with the most frequently seen provider (median)
1 (least fragmentation) 1419 0.50 8 2 0.73
2 1222 0.68 10 4 0.56
3 1380 0.78 10 4 0.44
4 1369 0.83 11 5 0.26
5 (most fragmentation) 1409 0.90 11 7 0.28
P for trend   < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001
  1. aHealthcare fragmentation quintiles were derived from reversed Bice-Boxerman scores (0.01 to 0.99)
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