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Table 3 Consultations with health care professionals in the previous 12 months

From: Impact of Friedreich’s Ataxia on health-care resource utilization in the United Kingdom and Germany

  Consultations with HCPs in the UK n (%)1 UK - Mean number of consultations with HCPs1 Consultations with HCPs in Germany n (%)2 Germany – Mean number of consultations with HCPs2
Physicians
Neurologist 46 (61%) 1.34 17 (61%) 1.71
Cardiologist (routine) 43 (57%) 1.55 17 (61%) 0.75
PCP 36 (48%) 4.37 17 (61%) 2.61
Orthopaedic specialist 16 (21%) 1.37 13 (46%) 0.93
Paediatrician 17 (23%) 2.47 4 (14%) 0.54
Psychiatrist 5 (7%) 1.6 1 (4%) 0
Other Healthcare Professionals
Occupational therapist 39 (52%) 2.94 10 (36%) 11.79
Physiotherapist 35 (47%) 7.77 23 (82%) 28.07
Nurse practitioner 21 (28%) 3.95 1 (4%) 0.14
Speech therapist 17 (23%) 2.76 7 (25%) 9.93
Pharmacist 9 (12%) 7.22 14 (50%) 3.43
  1. UK and Germany Compared.
  2. 1Source UK – PCIF.
  3. 2Source Germany - PRF.