Table 1

Descriptive statistics of the data set

CON GPCAM GPSwitchers
Insured (n)1 521 77318 86210 769
Age (year)41.041.640.1
Female (%)52.955.256.4
‘Vogelaarwijk’ (%)15.79.317.1
Supplementary insured (%)92.793.492.1
Compulsory insurance costs (€)
 Total costs182116381989
 GP costs133128140
 Pharmaceutical costs402357474
 Hospital costs124211041328
 Paramedical costs444847
Supplementary insurance costs (€)75115100
  • CAM, complementary and alternative medicine; CON, conventional; GP, general practitioner.