# Medical contacts, hospitalisation, medicines; characteristics, 2010-2013

This table provides data on contacts of the Dutch population with providers of medical care, including data on hospitalisation and the use of medicines. It covers the following aspects:

- contacts with GP

- contacts with medical specialists

- contacts with dentist

- contacts with physiotherapist/remedial therapist

- contacts with alternative healers

- hospitalisations, with and without overnight stay

- use of medicines, prescribed and non-prescribed

- satisfaction with GP, specialist, dentist, physiotherapist, hospital

The data are based on the Health Interview Survey conducted by Statistics Netherlands. They can be broken down by a number of personal characteristics. The Health Interview Survey is a continuous survey. Its population consists of Dutch residents of all ages in private households.

Data available from 2010 inclusively 2013

Status of the figures:

The figures in this table are final.

Changes as of 24 July 2015:

The table is stopped.

When will new figures be published?

Not applicable.

The questions about contacts with medical specialists were changed in 2011; therefore data for 2010 are not available.

Characteristics | Type of figure | Periods | Use of medicines/food supplements % prescribed medicines in 2 weeks (%) | Use of medicines/food supplements % non-prescribed medicines in 2 weeks (%) |
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Total | Percentages/ numbers | 2010 | 35.8 | 34.2 |

Total | Percentages/ numbers | 2011 | 38.0 | 35.7 |

Total | Percentages/ numbers | 2012 | 36.8 | 32.5 |

Total | Percentages/ numbers | 2013 | 37.0 | 33.4 |

Total | Standard errors | 2010 | 0.4 | 0.4 |

Total | Standard errors | 2011 | 0.4 | 0.4 |

Total | Standard errors | 2012 | 0.4 | 0.4 |

Total | Standard errors | 2013 | 0.4 | 0.4 |

Sex: men | Percentages/ numbers | 2010 | 33.4 | 28.7 |

Sex: men | Percentages/ numbers | 2011 | 34.7 | 29.2 |

Sex: men | Percentages/ numbers | 2012 | 32.5 | 26.6 |

Sex: men | Percentages/ numbers | 2013 | 33.5 | 28.0 |

Sex: men | Standard errors | 2010 | 0.5 | 0.5 |

Sex: men | Standard errors | 2011 | 0.6 | 0.5 |

Sex: men | Standard errors | 2012 | 0.6 | 0.5 |

Sex: men | Standard errors | 2013 | 0.6 | 0.5 |

Sex: women | Percentages/ numbers | 2010 | 38.1 | 39.6 |

Sex: women | Percentages/ numbers | 2011 | 41.1 | 42.2 |

Sex: women | Percentages/ numbers | 2012 | 41.0 | 38.3 |

Sex: women | Percentages/ numbers | 2013 | 40.4 | 38.7 |

Sex: women | Standard errors | 2010 | 0.5 | 0.5 |

Sex: women | Standard errors | 2011 | 0.6 | 0.6 |

Sex: women | Standard errors | 2012 | 0.6 | 0.6 |

Sex: women | Standard errors | 2013 | 0.6 | 0.6 |

Age: 0 to 4 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2010 | 15.1 | 43.2 |

Age: 0 to 4 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2011 | 15.3 | 46.7 |

Age: 0 to 4 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2012 | 15.1 | 40.1 |

Age: 0 to 4 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2013 | 14.7 | 38.1 |

Age: 0 to 4 years | Standard errors | 2010 | 1.3 | 1.8 |

Age: 0 to 4 years | Standard errors | 2011 | 1.4 | 2.0 |

Age: 0 to 4 years | Standard errors | 2012 | 1.4 | 1.9 |

Age: 0 to 4 years | Standard errors | 2013 | 1.4 | 2.0 |

Age: 4 to 12 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2010 | 14.5 | 27.9 |

Age: 4 to 12 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2011 | 13.9 | 27.5 |

Age: 4 to 12 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2012 | 14.1 | 26.3 |

Age: 4 to 12 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2013 | 14.8 | 26.5 |

Age: 4 to 12 years | Standard errors | 2010 | 0.9 | 1.1 |

Age: 4 to 12 years | Standard errors | 2011 | 0.9 | 1.2 |

Age: 4 to 12 years | Standard errors | 2012 | 0.9 | 1.2 |

Age: 4 to 12 years | Standard errors | 2013 | 1.0 | 1.2 |

Age: 12 to 16 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2010 | 20.1 | 26.9 |

Age: 12 to 16 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2011 | 17.6 | 26.1 |

Age: 12 to 16 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2012 | 19.0 | 26.5 |

Age: 12 to 16 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2013 | 14.6 | 28.5 |

Age: 12 to 16 years | Standard errors | 2010 | 1.4 | 1.6 |

Age: 12 to 16 years | Standard errors | 2011 | 1.5 | 1.7 |

Age: 12 to 16 years | Standard errors | 2012 | 1.5 | 1.7 |

Age: 12 to 16 years | Standard errors | 2013 | 1.4 | 1.8 |

Age: 16 to 20 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2010 | 16.6 | 27.5 |

Age: 16 to 20 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2011 | 19.2 | 34.7 |

Age: 16 to 20 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2012 | 22.6 | 31.5 |

Age: 16 to 20 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2013 | 20.1 | 33.9 |

Age: 16 to 20 years | Standard errors | 2010 | 1.3 | 1.6 |

Age: 16 to 20 years | Standard errors | 2011 | 1.5 | 1.8 |

Age: 16 to 20 years | Standard errors | 2012 | 1.6 | 1.8 |

Age: 16 to 20 years | Standard errors | 2013 | 1.6 | 1.8 |

Age: 20 to 30 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2010 | 20.6 | 34.4 |

Age: 20 to 30 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2011 | 21.8 | 38.4 |

Age: 20 to 30 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2012 | 22.9 | 34.1 |

Age: 20 to 30 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2013 | 22.7 | 37.6 |

Age: 20 to 30 years | Standard errors | 2010 | 0.9 | 1.1 |

Age: 20 to 30 years | Standard errors | 2011 | 1.0 | 1.2 |

Age: 20 to 30 years | Standard errors | 2012 | 1.0 | 1.1 |

Age: 20 to 30 years | Standard errors | 2013 | 1.0 | 1.2 |

Age: 30 to 40 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2010 | 25.4 | 38.5 |

Age: 30 to 40 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2011 | 26.7 | 39.7 |

Age: 30 to 40 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2012 | 23.7 | 35.0 |

Age: 30 to 40 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2013 | 26.2 | 37.2 |

Age: 30 to 40 years | Standard errors | 2010 | 0.9 | 1.0 |

Age: 30 to 40 years | Standard errors | 2011 | 1.0 | 1.1 |

Age: 30 to 40 years | Standard errors | 2012 | 1.0 | 1.1 |

Age: 30 to 40 years | Standard errors | 2013 | 1.1 | 1.2 |

Age: 40 to 50 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2010 | 33.6 | 34.6 |

Age: 40 to 50 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2011 | 35.9 | 37.5 |

Age: 40 to 50 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2012 | 32.7 | 33.7 |

Age: 40 to 50 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2013 | 33.0 | 34.2 |

Age: 40 to 50 years | Standard errors | 2010 | 0.9 | 0.9 |

Age: 40 to 50 years | Standard errors | 2011 | 1.0 | 1.0 |

Age: 40 to 50 years | Standard errors | 2012 | 1.0 | 1.0 |

Age: 40 to 50 years | Standard errors | 2013 | 1.0 | 1.0 |

Age: 50 to 55 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2010 | 43.0 | 36.9 |

Age: 50 to 55 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2011 | 45.8 | 38.2 |

Age: 50 to 55 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2012 | 42.8 | 33.1 |

Age: 50 to 55 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2013 | 42.5 | 35.3 |

Age: 50 to 55 years | Standard errors | 2010 | 1.4 | 1.4 |

Age: 50 to 55 years | Standard errors | 2011 | 1.5 | 1.5 |

Age: 50 to 55 years | Standard errors | 2012 | 1.5 | 1.5 |

Age: 50 to 55 years | Standard errors | 2013 | 1.5 | 1.5 |

Age: 55 to 65 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2010 | 54.6 | 34.4 |

Age: 55 to 65 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2011 | 57.8 | 35.7 |

Age: 55 to 65 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2012 | 55.6 | 33.9 |

Age: 55 to 65 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2013 | 54.7 | 32.1 |

Age: 55 to 65 years | Standard errors | 2010 | 1.1 | 1.0 |

Age: 55 to 65 years | Standard errors | 2011 | 1.1 | 1.1 |

Age: 55 to 65 years | Standard errors | 2012 | 1.1 | 1.1 |

Age: 55 to 65 years | Standard errors | 2013 | 1.2 | 1.1 |

Age: 65 to 75 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2010 | 65.9 | 34.0 |

Age: 65 to 75 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2011 | 72.2 | 31.5 |

Age: 65 to 75 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2012 | 67.9 | 28.7 |

Age: 65 to 75 years | Percentages/ numbers | 2013 | 67.6 | 29.3 |

Source: CBS. |