Table 1

Characteristics of the patients of the NN team and the DN service

NN team (%)DN (%)
Female50 (62.5)12 884 (60)
Male30 (37.5)8531 (40)
Age groups (years)
 <25099 (<1)
 25–340195 (1)
 35–441 (1.4)417 (3)
 45–545 (7.0)1132 (5)
 55–6414 (19.7)2052 (10)
 65–7415 (21.1)3389 (16)
 75–8422 (31.0)6416 (30)
 85–9414 (19.7)6782 (32)
 95–1060945 (4)
  • DN, district nursing; NN, neighbourhood nursing.