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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Utilization of health care services before and after media attention about fatal side effects of the AstraZeneca vaccine: a nation-wide register-based event study

  AstraZeneca Comparison group
N 99,883 186,387
Person-days 1,356,733 2,520,648
Mean (SD) age 42.3 (12.9) 41.9 (12.9)
Women, N (%) 82,457 (82.6) 156,602 (84)
Norwegian born, N (%) 82,631 (82.7) 148,197 (79.5)
Occupational groups
 Physicians, N (%) 6226 (6.2) 11,882 (6.4)
 Health professionals, N (%) 33,522 (33.6) 59,676 (32.0)
 Health associate professionals, N (%) 6110 (6.1) 9794 (5.3)
 Personal care workers, N (%) 52,989 (53.1) 102,995 (55.3)
 Cleaners, N (%) 1036 (1.0) 2040 (1.1)
Daily health care use per 1000 HCWs
 Two weeks prior to March 11th
  All health care 10.5 13.4
  Primary care 10.2 12.4
  Inpatient specialist care 0.3 1.2
 First week after March 11th
  All health care 19 13.7
  Primary care 18.5 12.5
  Inpatient specialist care 0.7 1.3
 Second week after March 11th
  All health care 18.5 12.9
  Primary care 17.9 12
  Inpatient specialist care 0.9 1.0
  1. SD: Standard deviation