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Table 4 Use of computers in primary care: comparison among 31 European countries (QUALICOPC survey; indicator question GP43: computer use)

From: Basic ICT adoption and use by general practitioners: an analysis of primary care systems in 31 European countries

  Making appointments Issuing invoices Issuing drug prescr. Keeping records Sending ref. letters Storing test results Searching med. info Sending prescript. to phar. Cases
  Perc. c.i. Perc. c.i. Perc. c.i. Perc. c.i. Perc. c.i. Perc. c.i. Perc. c.i. Perc. c.i. freq
Austria 58.47 50.97 65.69 81.42 75.02 86.78 93.99 89.50 96.96 96.17 92.28 98.45 96.72 93.00 98.79 92.35 87.50 95.75 83.61 77.43 88.66 15.3 10.41 21.35 183
Belgium 44.72 39.82 49.69 17.20 13.66 21.22 74.45 69.92 78.62 85.01 81.39 88.53 62.9 58.00 67.61 88.94 85.49 91.82 87.47 83.86 90.53 13.02 9.91 16.69 407
Bulgaria 10.36 6.68 15.14 36.49 30.15 43.19 85.59 80.26 89.93 61.26 54.51 67.71 93.24 89.10 96.17 88.74 83.83 92.58 77.93 71.89 83.20 15.77 11.23 21.24 222
Cyprus 8.57 3.21 17.73 7.14 2.36 15.89 1.43 0.04 7.70 14.29 7.07 24.71 12.86 6.05 23.01 75.71 63.99 85.17 45.71 33.74 58.06 2.86 0.35 9.94 70
Czech Rep 39.27 32.76 46.08 76.26 70.06 81.73 87.21 82.05 91.33 84.47 78.99 89.00 65.30 58.59 71.58 62.1 55.32 68.55 84.02 78.48 88.61 9.13 5.67 13.75 219
Denmark 99.06 96.63 99.89 91.04 86.36 94.52 100 98.28 100a 99.53 97.40 99.99 99.53 97.40 99.99 99.53 97.40 99.99 98.58 95.92 99.71 99.53 97.40 99.99 212
Estonia 73.64 65.16 81.01 79.84 71.88 86.39 92.25 86.21 96.22 96.12 91.19 98.73 82.17 74.46 88.35 93.80 88.15 97.28 97.67 93.35 99.52 96.90 92.25 99.15 129
Finland 76.49 71.13 81.29 13.33 9.61 17.84 98.60 96.45 99.62 100 98.71 100a 98.95 96.95 99.78 97.19 94.54 98.78 96.84 94.09 98.55 38.95 33.25 44.88 285
Germany 55.32 48.72 61.79 93.62 89.69 96.38 99.15 96.96 99.90 87.66 82.76 91.58 99.15 96.96 99.90 88.94 84.21 92.64 71.49 65.26 77.17 16.17 11.70 21.51 235
Greece 4.57 2.21 8.24 0.46 0.01 2.52 75.80 69.57 81.32 26.48 20.77 32.85 24.66 19.10 30.92 26.94 21.19 33.33 58.90 52.08 65.49 9.13 5.67 13.75 219
Hungary 33.78 27.59 40.42 13.06 8.93 18.22 99.55 97.52 99.99 96.85 93.61 98.72 81.98 76.28 86.80 95.50 91.87 97.82 88.29 83.31 92.21 11.71 7.79 16.69 222
Iceland 94.94 87.54 98.60 37.97 27.28 49.59 98.73 93.15 99.97 100 95.44 100a 94.94 87.54 98.60 98.73 93.15 99.97 97.47 91.15 99.69 100 95.44 100a 79
Ireland 86.31 80.17 91.12 67.26 59.61 74.29 91.67 86.41 95.37 89.29 83.60 93.53 89.88 84.29 93.99 92.86 87.86 96.25 88.69 82.90 93.05 27.98 21.34 35.41 168
Italy 25.23 19.61 31.54 8.26 4.97 12.74 99.08 96.73 99.89 85.32 79.91 89.74 55.5 48.64 62.22 88.53 83.54 92.44 78.90 72.88 84.12 13.3 9.09 18.54 218
Latvia 24.07 18.53 30.34 26.85 21.07 33.29 56.48 49.59 63.19 20.83 15.62 26.87 37.96 31.47 44.80 24.54 18.95 30.83 73.61 67.20 79.36 1.39 0.29 4.01 216
Lithuania 27.23 21.52 33.56 1.79 0.49 4.51 4.46 2.16 8.06 10.71 6.99 15.52 3.13 1.27 6.33 18.75 13.86 24.49 50.45 43.71 57.17 0 0.00 0.02a 224
Luxembourg 48.72 37.23 60.31 89.74 80.79 95.47 88.46 79.22 94.59 78.21 67.41 86.76 79.49 68.84 87.80 70.51 59.11 80.30 84.62 74.67 91.79 24.36 15.35 35.40 78
Malta 28.57 18.40 40.62 4.29 0.89 12.02 2.86 0.35 9.94 38.57 27.17 50.97 15.71 8.11 26.38 67.14 54.88 77.91 87.14 76.99 93.95 0 0.00 0.05a 70
Netherland 100 98.44 100a 94.47 90.73 97.02 100 98.44 100a 100 98.44 100a 98.72 96.31 99.74 99.57 97.65 99.99 99.15 96.96 99.90 95.32 91.78 97.64 235
Norway 98.99 96.40 99.88 90.40 85.42 94.12 98.48 95.64 99.69 100 98.15 100a 99.49 97.22 99.99 98.99 96.40 99.88 97.47 94.21 99.18 90.40 85.42 94.12 198
Poland 25.45 19.84 31.75 27.73 21.92 34.14 50 43.20 56.80 44.09 37.42 50.92 21.36 16.14 27.38 30.45 24.45 37.00 59.09 52.28 65.65 4.09 1.89 7.62 220
Portugal 88.84 83.85 92.72 13.02 8.83 18.27 99.07 96.68 99.89 98.60 95.98 99.71 93.95 89.88 96.74 97.67 94.66 99.24 86.98 81.73 91.17 13.49 9.22 18.79 215
Romania 19.55 14.52 25.41 15.00 10.56 20.42 56.36 49.53 63.02 85 79.58 89.44 32.27 26.14 38.89 32.73 26.57 39.36 76.82 70.67 82.23 12.27 8.25 17.35 220
Slovakia 31.48 25.35 38.13 57.87 50.98 64.54 80.56 74.64 85.61 72.22 65.74 78.08 55.56 48.66 62.30 31.94 25.78 38.61 50 43.14 56.86 5.09 2.57 8.93 216
Slovenia 34.30 27.86 41.20 77.29 70.98 82.81 89.37 84.35 93.22 58.45 51.42 65.24 38.16 31.52 45.15 36.23 29.68 43.18 86.47 81.05 90.82 2.42 0.79 5.55 207
Spain 85.75 82.07 88.92 5.84 3.82 8.50 98.83 97.29 99.62 98.13 96.35 99.19 98.83 97.29 99.62 99.07 97.62 99.74 88.79 85.41 91.61 60.05 55.23 64.72 428
Sweden 95.88 89.78 98.87 23.71 15.66 33.42 80.41 71.11 87.78 96.91 91.23 99.36 95.88 89.78 98.87 95.88 89.78 98.87 98.97 94.39 99.97 100 96.27 100a 97
Switzerland 49.75 42.60 56.90 97.99 94.93 99.45 55.28 48.08 62.31 46.23 39.16 53.42 87.94 82.59 92.12 52.26 45.08 59.37 90.45 85.49 94.15 29.15 22.93 35.99 199
Turkey 13.38 9.73 17.77 4.01 2.09 6.91 69.90 64.35 75.05 91.30 87.52 94.24 51.51 45.68 57.30 83.28 78.56 87.33 79.93 74.94 84.32 43.14 37.46 48.97 299
England 98.82 95.79 99.86 60.95 53.16 68.35 99.41 96.75 99.99 99.41 96.75 99.99 98.22 94.90 99.63 98.22 94.90 99.63 98.82 95.79 99.86 44.97 37.32 52.80 169
FYR MO 14.08 8.82 20.91 90.85 84.85 95.03 97.89 93.95 99.56 70.42 62.19 77.78 78.87 71.23 85.27 45.07 36.72 53.64 83.10 75.90 88.86 30.99 23.50 39.28 142
Total 51.33   42.01   80.99   77.40   70.47    73.85    82.18    31.6    6301
  1. Source: QUALICOPC
  2. aone-sided, 97.5 % confidence interval