Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 3 Living situation, educational level, EQ5D and CES-D and the use of acute health care services in the total study population

From: People with type 2 diabetes and screen-detected cognitive impairment use acute health care services more often: observations from the COG-ID study

  Living situation Educational level EQ-5D self-care EQ-5D usual activities CES-D
  Alone
(n = 54)
With others (n = 92) 1–4a
(n = 43)
5–7a
(n = 103)
Any problem
(n = 13)
No problem
(n = 132)
Any problem
(n = 45)
No problem
(n = 101)
≥ 16
(n = 24)
<16
(n = 121)
N(%) people that used GP out of hour services at least once in 4 years 25 (46%) 32 (35%) 21 (49%) 36 (35%) 8 (62%) 48 (36%) 24 (53%) 33 (33%) 13 (54%) 43 (36%)
Mean (± SD) number of visits to GP out of hour services in 4 years 0.8 ± 1.3 0.8 ± 1.6 1.2 ± 2.2 0.5 ± 0.9 1.5 ± 1.9 0.8 ± 1.4 1.4 ± 2.1 0.6 ± 1.0 1.5 ± 2.0 0.7 ± 1.3
Mean number (± SD) of acute health care visits in 4 years 1.6 ± 1.8 1.5 ± 2.6 2.3 ± 3.4 1.2 ± 1.7 2.5 ± 2.3 1.5 ± 2.4 2.5 ± 3.0 1.1 ± 1.9 2.9 ± 3.4 1.3 ± 2.1
  1. Data are presented as means (± standard deviation) or number and proportion in  %. GP general practitioner, CES-D Centre for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale, EQ-5D European Quality of Life-5 Dimensions
  2. aEducational level is classified by the Dutch Verhage scale [24]; a seven point rating scale ranging from 1 (which equals a level of less than 6 years of elementary school) to 7 (equals a finished training at a university or technical college)