Table 2

Impact of information booklets/leaflet on higher attendance for all conditions, minor illness, and acute respiratory tract infections

High attendance No (%)Not high attendance No (%)Crude odds ratio (95% CI)Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI)*Wald test z (P value)
All consultations (≥5 times):
  Booklet268 (32)735 (35)0.89 (0.73;1.08)0.92 (0.72;1.16)0.71 (0.48)
  Summary card276 (33)698 (33)0.96 (0.79;1.17)0.99 (0.80;1.23)0.04 (0.97)
  Control288 (35)700 (33)11
  Total832 (100)2133 (100)—Minor illness (≥twice):
  Booklet245 (31)758 (35)0.80 (0.66;0.98)0.81 (0.67;0.99)2.02 (0.043)
  Summary card252 (32)722 (33)0.87 (0.71;1.06)0.83 (0.72;0.96)2.54 (0.011)
  Control284 (36)704 (32)11
  Total781 (100)2184 (100)—Acute respiratory tract infection (≥once):
  Booklet183 (32)820 (34)0.87 (0.70;1.09)0.91 (0.76;1.09)1.04 (0.30)
  Summary186 (33)788 (33)0.92 (0.74;1.15)0.90 (0.67;1.20)0.73 (0.47)
  Control201 (35)787 (33)11
  Total570 (100)2395 (100)
  • * Adjusted for baseline attendance, and controlling for clustering at a practice level using practice as a cluster term in the model.