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Table 3 Alerts and responses by rural and central municipalities

From: Involvement in emergency situations by primary care doctors on-call in Norway - a prospective population-based observational study

     Response if alerted§
  Doctors alerted* Call-out Await Consulted Otherβ
Municipal centrality n % P-
value
n % P-
value
n % P-
value
n % P-
value
n % P-
value
Innlandet (n = 461)                
   Remote 387 19   147 49   70 23   72 24   13 4  
   Central 74 28 0.00 19 32 0.02 25 42 0.00 15 25 0.74 1 1 0.36
Stavanger (n = 1058)                
   Remote 71 70   39 57   12 18   10 15   7 10  
   Central 987 76 0.22 381 40 0.00 439 46 0.00 50 5 0.00 89 9 0.81
Haugesund (n = 586)                
   Remote 529 68   193 40   168 35   109 22   16 3  
   Central 57 84 0.01 20 36 0.63 12 22 0.10 23 42 0.00 0 0 0.18
Total                
   Remote 987 33   379 45   250 29   191 22   36 4  
   Central 1 118 68 0.00 420 39 0.02 476 45 0.00 88 8 0.00 90 8 0.00
  1. *Doctors as callers were excluded from analyses
  2. §Differences between numbers for alerted doctors and total numbers for responses are due to missing data
  3. β"Occupied" and "No contact" were merged to "Other"
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