Use of medical facilities; 1981-2009

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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.

Use of medical facilities; 1981-2009

All periods Medicines% Persons with prescriptionTotal persons with prescription (%) Medicines% Persons with prescribed medicinesTotal with prescribed medicines (%) Medicines% Medicines not on prescriptionTotal medicines not on prescription (%)
Standard error 0.3 0.5 0.5
1981 16.2 . 15.6
1982 15.0 . 17.2
1983 14.4 . 17.9
1984 12.3 28.2 19.2
1985 12.6 28.1 19.4
1986 12.5 28.6 20.0
1987 12.4 28.0 20.7
1988 12.4 29.5 22.7
1989 12.7 28.7 23.6
1990 12.5 29.8 21.1
1991 13.5 31.4 24.0
1992 12.9 30.9 23.9
1993 13.3 31.6 25.9
1994 12.0 31.0 27.8
1995 13.1 33.2 28.5
1996 12.1 32.9 29.5
1997 12.5 32.9 31.9
1998 13.0 32.6 32.6
1999 12.8 34.3 33.5
2000 12.1 33.8 34.5
2001 12.8 35.3 35.6
2002 12.1 35.6 37.4
2003 12.0 36.5 38.2
2004 11.3 36.8 38.6
2005 10.8 37.1 39.0
2006 11.1 37.5 39.9
2007 11.3 38.5 39.0
2008 11.7 39.6 39.6
2009 12.0 40.0 39.1
Source: CBS.
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