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Table 1 Number of practices included in the study according to specialist field and intervention

From: Waiting times for elective treatments according to insurance status: A randomized empirical study in Germany

Specialist field Intervention Data collection for all practices Number of physicians' practices Number of practices included
Allergology/Pulmonology Allergy test plus pulmonary function test Yes (Cologne/Bonn/Leverkusen) SHI*:12 SHI: 5
41.7%
    PHI**: 12 PHI: 5
41.7%
Ophthalmology Pupil dilation Yes (Cologne) SHI: 30 SHI: 22
73.3%
    PHI: 31 PHI: 22
71%
Gastroenterology Gastroscopy Yes (Cologne/Bonn/Leverkusen) SHI: 6 SHI: 5
83.3%
    PHI: 5 PHI: 5
100%
Oto-rhino-laryngology (ENT) Hearing test Yes (Cologne) SHI: 31 SHI: 22
71%
    PHI: 31 PHI: 24
77.4%
Diagnostic Radiology MRT of the knee Yes (Cologne/Bonn/Leverkusen) SHI 16 SHI: 8
50%
    PHI 15 PHI: 10
66.7%
  1. MRT = Magnetic resonance tomography
  2. * SHI = statutory health insurance
  3. ** PHI = private health insurance