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Research Article

Patterns of Nonemergent Visits to Different Healthcare Facilities on the Same Day: A Nationwide Analysis in Taiwan

Table 3

Distribution of a patient’s switches ( ) between different healthcare facilities within one day in the 1,000,000-person cohort in 2010, stratified by specialty.

Specialty of incoming facility    Total  Percentage of
switches between the same specialties
Family medicineInternal medicinePediatricsObstetrics and gynecologyOrthopedicsOtolaryngologyOphthalmologyDermatologyDentistryTraditional Chinese medicineOther

Specialty of outgoing facility
 Family medicine6,6084,0531,4881,7101,8462,6925,9062,4715,2905,6967,06744,82714.7%
 Internal medicine4,4703,2018801,4601,3082,1254,5602,1373,6664,2025,74633,7559.5%
 Pediatrics1,1557482,1415583221,3092,4561,2262,9501,5421,57815,98513.4%
 Obstetrics and gynecology1,6471,3175791,7503981,2751,0891,2931,6502,5301,74615,27411.5%
 Orthopedics2,1121,4653674657221,0041,5168161,2051,9962,25413,9225.2%
 Otolaryngology2,5801,9511,1281,2638241,4924,5922,6424,4032,9953,51927,3895.4%
 Ophthalmology5,4223,4762,3679191,0433,9781,2302,7894,0954,4264,01733,7623.6%
 Dermatology2,1871,6711,0421,0795262,1962,7337702,6643,0842,48920,4413.8%
 Dentistry5,2843,0852,6261,4699143,8583,7852,7202,1604,9823,83634,7196.2%
 Traditional Chinese medicine4,4682,9631,4241,6911,1622,3203,4062,5054,2991,8394,11230,1896.1%
 Other9,5917,0212,0732,3572,6815,2876,4994,0536,8498,81011,77666,997

Total45,52430,95116,11514,72111,74627,53637,77223,42239,23142,10248,140337,2606.5%

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