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Table 8 Posterior estimations of the prevalence of specific characteristics

From: Frequent use of emergency departments and chronic conditions in ageing societies: a retrospective analysis based in Italy

Variabile Adult patients
(15+)
Paediatric patients
(0–14)
Older patients
(65+)
1st latent class 2nd latent class 3rd latent class 1st latent class 2nd latent class 3rd latent class 1st latent class 2nd latent class 3rd latent class
% Multiple chronicity 4.2 7.0 13.8 0.5 1.1 2.5 7.3 10.2 18.9
% Foreign 11.9 13.0 14.7 11.4 13.4 13.6 2.3 2.0 2.2
% Non-urgent accesses 72.4 73.9 75.8 90.7 91.2 91.5 56.5 58.6 67.7