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Table 2 Hospitalization of patients in the Department of Nephrology and the total hospitalization of patients for any specialty at the study center and control center: number (N), rate per 1000 inhabitants (°/°°) and average stay (AS). RRR: relative risk reduction in the rate.

From: Utility of a thematic network in primary health care: a controlled interventional study in a rural area

Hospitalization Center Year 2000
N (°/°°)
AS
Year 2001
N (°/°°)
AS
Variation 2001–2000
N (°/°°)
AS
RRR Difference in RRR
(Total effect)
Nephrology Studied BZH 5 (0.87)
8.4 days
4 (0.7)
8.75 days
-1 (-0.17)
+0.35 days
-19.54% 0.19%
  Control 10 (2.28)
5.9 days
8 (1.83)
14.25 days
-2 (-0.45)
+ 8.35 days
-19.73%  
Total Studied BZH 447 (78.42)
8.44 days
449 (78.77)
7.12 days
-2 (+ 0.35)
-1.32 days
0.44% 4.93%
  Control 410 (93.65)
7.38 days
388 (88.62)
8.65 days
-22 (-5.03)
+ 1.27 days
-5.37%