Use of medical facilities; 1981-2009

Use of medical facilities; 1981-2009

All periods Contacts with the GP Manner of contact with the GP Contact by telephone Total contact by telephone (%)
Standard error 0.4
1981 5.5
1982 5.2
1983 6.1
1984 5.8
1985 6.2
1986 5.4
1987 5.3
1988 6.6
1989 6.9
1990 7.6
1991 8.7
1992 8.8
1993 10.5
1994 9.2
1995 8.9
1996 10.5
1997 11.9
1998 11.4
1999 11.6
2000 12.5
2001 12.3
2002 11.5
2003 12.8
2004 11.5
2005 10.1
2006 10.2
2007 12.6
2008 11.6
2009 12.3
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This table contains information on the use of medical facilities, visits to the GP, medical specialist, dentist, physiotherapist, alternative healers, hospital admissions, medicines, contraceptive pill and health centers.

Data available from:1981

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are final

Changes as of 22 March 2018:
None, this table has been discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable. This table has been discontinued. Figures from 2010 onwards can be found in other tables, see paragraph 3.

Description topics

Contacts with the GP
Includes all contacts with the GP, i.e. visits to the GP and consultations
by telephone in the 12 months prior to the interview.
Manner of contact with the GP
In this category the various ways in which the contact with the GP was
established are distinguished, i.e. house call, contact by telephone or
otherwise.
The unit is one contact with the GP.
Contact by telephone
Percentage of contacts with the GP by telephone.
Total contact by telephone