Table 4

Selected referral routes by age cohort for 2014 and 2015; percentages and numbers are of the total in each referral route by year, that is, column-based N in parentheses

AgeGPSelf-referralOther incl. other doctor
2014
%, N
2015
%. N
2014
%, N
2015
%, N
2014
%, N
2015
%, N
64 and younger22.4 (4190)22.6
(4196)
63.5 (11 859)62.5 (11 631)9.6
(1786)
9.6
(1789)
65–7426.8
(672)
27.2
(688)
58.0 (1454)56.3 (1424)9.1
(228)
9.6
(243)
75–8423.2
(501)
23.2
(483)
58.7 (1266)58.8 (1225)11.1
(240)
10.1
(210)
85 and older16.0
(242)
17.6
(204)
59.6
(899)
57.4
(663)
17.8
(268)
18.3
(212)
Total22.6 (5605)22.9 (5571)62.3 (15 478)61.3 (14 943)10.1 (2522)10.1
(2454)
  • GP, general practitioner.