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Table 3 Baseline health care utilisationa

From: Pharmacist led homeless outreach engagement and non-medical independent prescribing (Rx) (PHOENIx) intervention for people experiencing homelessness: a non- randomised feasibility study

  Intervention n = 12 Usual Care n = 12
ED attendance2
All cause
  Patients 12 (100) 12 (100)
  Attendances/patient year 1.0 (0.6–1.5) 0.8 (0.7–1.6)
Physical health
  Patients 11 (92) 10 (83)
  Attendances/patient year 0.6 (0.5–0.9) 0.4 (0.1–0.8)
Mental health
  Patients 5 (42) 4 (33)
  Attendances/patient year 0 (0.0–0.2) 0 (0.0–0.1)
Addictions
  Patients 8 (67) 10 (83)
  Attendances/patient year 0.2 (0.0–0.5) 0.5 (0.1–0.8)
Unspecified
  Patients 0 2 (17)
  Attendances/patient year 0.0 (0.0–0.0) 0.0 (0.0–0.0)
Hospitalisation
All cause
  Patients 12 (100) 11 (92)
  Hospitalisations/patient year 0.6 (0.4–0.8) 0.5 (0.3–0.7)
Physical health
  Patients 11 (92) 11 (92)
  Hospitalisations/patient year 0 (0.0–0.2) 0 (0.0–0.1)
Mental health
  Patients 4 (33) 0
  Hospitalisations/patient year 0.0 (0.0–1) 0
Addictions
  Patients 8 (67) 8 (67)
  Hospitalisations/patient year 0.1 (0.0–0.2) 0.0 (0.0–0.0)
Scheduled outpatient appointments
  Patients 8 (67) 8 (67)
  Appointments/patient year 4.0 (4.3) 4.3 (6.3)
Attended
  Patients 6 (50) 6 (50)
  Attendances/patient year 1.0 (1.3) 1.8 (3.4)
  1. a N (%) or median (IQR)