logo BDSP

Base documentaire


Votre avis nous intéresse

Le réseau BDSP met en oeuvre un projet d'innovation et d'amélioration de ses services, dans le souci constant de proposer des contenus de qualité adaptés aux besoins des utilisateurs.

Identifier de nouvelles sources de financements est la condition nécessaire pour assurer la poursuite et la pérennité de cet outil unique qu'est la BDSP, tout en le faisant évoluer.

Pour définir un nouveau modèle économique, nous avons besoin de votre avis : merci de répondre à notre enquête (temps estimé : 5 minutes).

Participer maintenant
Participer plus tard J'ai déjà participé

  1. The SASPREN primary care survey : who consults the family doctor ?

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To describe selected characteristics of patients consulting general/family practitioners in the Western Cape.

    Design

    A cross-sectional survey design was employed in which doctors completed a structured questionnaire during or immediately after each consultation.

    Setting

    Data were collected by family practitioners in private practice who were affiliated to the South African Sentinel Practitioner Research Network (SASPREN).

    Participants

    All patients who had a face-to-face encounter with the doctor at his/her surgery.

    A total of 2 473 such encounters was included.

    Main outcome measures

    Age, sex, race, method of payment and smoking status.

    Results

    Females outnumbered males in all race groups except blacks, where they comprised 48% of patients.

    Most patients were under the age of 14 years (23.3%) or between 25 and 44 years (33.3%). However, after the demography of the catchment population was taken into account, the highest utilisation of general practitioner services was found to be at extremes of age.

    This utilisation pattern was demonstrated in both sexes and all races.

    In relation to their distribution in the population, whites and Indians are over-represented in private practice while blacks and coloureds are under-represented.

    The bulk of patients (67%) pay for general practitioner services via some form of insurance (medical aid or benefit fund), but significant differences exist across race groups.

    In the case of blacks and Indians, the ...

    Mots-clés Pascal : Soin, Santé, Surveillance, Consultation, Médecin généraliste, Prévalence, Tabagisme, Epidémiologie, Homme, République Sud Africaine, Afrique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Care, Health, Surveillance, Consultation, General practitioner, Prevalence, Tobacco smoking, Epidemiology, Human, South Africa, Africa

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0214506

    Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 199608.