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Table 2 Number of care-episodes with and without minor surgery with the percentage (standard deviation) of referrals

From: Minor surgery in general practice and effects on referrals to hospital care: Observational study

  Minor surgery in disease episode
  No Yes
  Number of care-episodes Percentage of referrals Number of care-episodes Percentage of referrals
Laceration/cut 4440 1.1 815 0.7
Benign neoplasm skin/nevus 5373 13.3 2177 2.4
Sebaceous cyst 2220 10.6 899 2.2