TABLE 2—

Scheduled resource use

SymptomsAll
Mild intermittentMild persistentModerate persistentSevere persistent
Aged 0–4 yrs n48282540141
    Patients with at least one scheduled doctor visit %100100929898
    Mean number of visits6.11314.929.815.7
    Patients with at least one scheduled specialist physician visit %4036284037%
    Mean number of visits0.92.50.83.31.9
Aged 5–15 yrs n3591077274612
    Patients with at least one scheduled doctor visit %99971009799
    Mean number of visits5.86.511188
    Patients with at least one scheduled specialist physician visit %2331383227
    Mean number of visits0.70.92.71.61.1
Aged ≥ 16 yrs n7583954764212050
    Patients with at least one scheduled doctor visit %9998999899
    Mean number of visits3.95.68.715.87.8
    Patients with at least one scheduled specialist physician visit %1922222822
    Mean number of visits0.61.01.11.20.9