Table 2

Patient consultations in six general practices in the South-East of Amsterdam

CasesControlsp Value
Patient consultations*6361.811638.8<0.01
 One face-to-face consultation1211.84113.7
 Two face-to-face consultations76.9248.0
 Three or more face-to-face consultations4443.15117.1
 Number of face-to-face consultations
(median, IQR)
Laboratory blood tests†4039.25618.7<0.01
 One blood test2827.53913.0
 Two blood tests76.941.3
 Three or more blood tests54.9134.3
  • *Number of patient consultations in the year prior to HIV diagnosis.

  • †Number of laboratory blood tests registered in the year prior to HIV diagnosis.