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Table 2 The number of people, the number of hospital stays and the number of contacts with outpatient care in the 1-3 years following inclusion in the total sample and for each subgroup with 0, 1, 2 or ≥3 hospital stays in the first year, and the proportion accounted for by each subgroup

From: Hospital and outpatient clinic utilization among older people in the 3-5 years following the initiation of continuing care: a longitudinal cohort study

  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
  Npeople (% of total) Nhospital stays (% of total) Ncontacts with physicians in outpatient care (% of total) Npeople (% of total) Nhospital stays (% of total) Ncontacts with physicians in outpatient care (% of total) Npeople (% of total) Nhospital stays (% of total) Ncontacts with physicians in outpatient care (% of total)
Total sample 1079 (100) 1014 (100) 10850 (100) 833 (100) 661 (100) 7771 (100) 676 (100) 380 (100) 5457 (100)
0 hospital stay 612 (56.7) 0 (0.0) 4763 (43.9) 518 (62.2) 302 (45.7) 4248 (54.7) 437 (64.6) 202 (53.2) 3041 (55.7)
1 hospital stay 217 (20.1) 217 (21.4) 2456 (22.6) 151 (18.1) 118 (17.8) 1578 (20.3) 118 (17.5) 75 (19.7) 1137 (20.8)
2 hospital stays 110 (10.2 ) 220 (21.6) 1334 (12.3) 68 (8.2) 60 (9.1) 727 (9.3) 56 (8.3) 33 (8.7) 442 (8.1)
≥3 hospital stays 140 (13.0) 577 (57.0) 2297 (21.2) 96 (11.5) 181 (27.4) 1218 (15.7) 65 (9.6) 70 (18.4) 837 (15.3)