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Research Article

The Impact on Emergency Department Utilization and Patient Flows after Integrating with a General Practitioner Cooperative: An Observational Study

Table 1

After-hours ED patient characteristics; numbers and percentages of patients, total of 3 years before and 3 years after the start of the ECAP.

Before  AfterII  
% %

Total non-ECAP hours
Total ECAP hours
Age in years
Time of visit
 8 a.m.–5 p.m.16.28527.514.30427.8
 5 p.m.–11 p.m.30.57551.725.57149.6
 11 p.m.–8 a. 12.32220.811.63822.5

Excluding December 2008 and December 2011; weekend days and national holidays; 7 days a week; 7 days a week; all changes are significant after the ECAP using chi-square testing.

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