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Table 1 Distribution of patients and ED visits by visit cut-points in each year

From: A practical method for predicting frequent use of emergency department care using routinely available electronic registration data

  Year (Pat. No.) Visits cut-point
> = 4 > = 8 > = 16
Patients (%) 2008 (n = 1329645) 8.5 1.6 0.3
2009 (n = 1396313) 9.2 1.7 0.3
2010 (n = 1397338) 8.9 1.6 0.3
Visits (%) 2008 (n = 2367399) 29.8 11.0 3.7
2009 (n = 2551881) 31.3 11.6 3.9
2010 (n = 2528241) 45.1 21.0 3.9