Table 3: Numbers of multiple examinations per patient, by sex.

No. of examinationsTotal patientsMalesFemales
(%) (%) (%)

1132,962 (71)75,658 (70)59,061 (72)
234,419 (18)19,682 (19)14,691 (18)
38,837 (5)5,308 (5)3,511 (4)
44,822 (3)2,888 (3)1,923 (2)
52,113 (1)1,260 (1)849 (1)
61,362 (0.7)811 (0.8)549 (0.7)
7764 (0.4)474 (0.5)287 (0.4)
8614 (0.3)380 (0.4)232 (0.3)
9374 (0.2)217 (0.2)157 (0.2)
10294 (0.2)176 (0.2)118 (0.1)
11–20928 (0.5)554 (0.5)372 (0.5)
>20149 (0.1)88 (0.1)61 (0.1)

Total187,638 (100)105,496 (100)81,811 (100)

331 patients were of unknown sex (243 had one examination, 46 had two examinations, 18 had three examinations, 11 had four examinations, and no patients of unknown sex had over 20 examinations).