TABLE 3—

Unscheduled resource use

SymptomsAll
Mild intermittentMild persistentModerate persistentSevere persistent
Aged 0–4 yrs n48282540141
    Patients with at least one hospital admission %2121121317
    Mean number of nights hospitalised1.691.50.880.11.06
    Patients with at least one ER attendance %2943162829
    Mean number of attendances0.520.890.360.980.7
    Patients with at least one unscheduled physician visit %4246445045
    Mean number of visits2.061.181.81.651.72
Aged 5–15 yrs n3591077274612
    Patients with at least one hospital admission %3711187
    Mean number of nights hospitalised0.50.160.781.180.56
    Patients with at least one ER attendance %1114262615
    Mean number of attendances0.190.20.580.850.32
    Patients with at least one unscheduled physician visit %2235404129
    Mean number of visits0.61.131.392.581.02
Aged ≥16 yrs n7583954764212050
    Patients with at least one hospital admission %248167
    Mean number of nights hospitalised0.170.40.972.470.91
    Patients with at least one ER attendance %610131711
    Mean number of attendances0.070.150.310.640.26
    Patients with at least one unscheduled physician visit %1519293824
    Mean number of visits0.360.580.962.020.88
  • ER: emergency room.