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Table 5 Health services utilisation outcomes a

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
Emergency Department (ED) (attendances (all cause)
 Patients 11 (92) 11 (92)
 Attendances /patient year 0.7 (0.5–0.9) 1.6 (0.8–4.2)
Physical health
 Patients 10 (83) 9 (75)
 Attendances/ patient year 0.4 (0.2–0.5) 0.4 (0.1–1.4)
Mental health
 Patients 5 (42) 6 (50)
 Attendances /patient year 0.0 (0.0–0.2) 0.1 (0.0–0.3)
Addictions
 Patients 6 (50) 7 (58)
 Attendances /patient year 0.1 (0.0–0.4) 0.3 (0.0–1.0)
Hospitalisations (all causes)
 Patients 11 (92) 9 (75)
 Hospitalisations /patient year 0.5 (0.4–0.7) 0.6 (0.1–1.3)
Physical health
 Patients 9 (75) 7 (58)
 Attendances /patient year 0.2 (0.9–0.4) 0.3 (0.0–0.6)
Mental health
 Patients 5 (42) 1 (8)
 Attendances/patient year 0.1 (0.1–0.1) 0.0 (0.0–0.0)
Addictions
 Patients 5 (42) 5 (42)
 Attendances/patient year 0.0 (0.0–0.4) 0.0 (0.0–0.3)
Scheduled outpatient appointments
 Patients 8 (67) 5 (42)
 Appointments/patient year 0.7 (0.18–1.1) 0.0 (0.0–0.5)
Attended
 Patients 8 (67) 3 (25)
 Attended/patient year 0.2 (0.0–0.8) 0.0 (0.0–0.3)
  1. a N(%) or median (IQR)