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Table 3 Medical consumption at one-year follow-up.

From: Knee complaints seen in general practice: active sport participants versus non-sport participants

Medical consumption Athletes Non-athletes OR (95%CI) p-value
Revisiting visit general practitioner 36.8% 35.8% 1.43 (1.04–1.96) 0.029
Visit to therapist or specialist: 40.6% 38.7% 1.38 (1.01 – 1.88) 0.045
   Physiotherapist 30.4% 29.6%   
   Specialist 6.2% 4.4%   
   Rheumatologist 0.0% 0.8%   
   Orthopaedic surgeon 20.0% 18.0%   
   Revalidation specialist 0.2% 0.0%   
   Therapist Cesar/Mensendieck 0.7% 1.0%   
  1. Analyses adjusted for gender, age, BMI, trauma and baseline WOMAC-score.
  2. Significant differences are printed bold.
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