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Table 2 Results for the rates of emergency department use for acute diabetes-related complications and appendicitis

From: Effect of family medicine groups on visits to the emergency department among diabetic patients in Quebec between 2000 and 2011: a population-based segmented regression analysis

Number of years since reform implementation Rate of avoidable ED visits (per 10,000, per week) Rate of ED visits for appendicitis (per 10,000, per week)
Absolute change between the estimated and predicted rate post-reform (95 % CI) Absolute change between the estimated and predicted rate post-reform (95 % CI)
Urban
3 −0.50 (−1.23, 0.23) −0.01 (−0.55, 0.53)
p = 0.17 p = 0.97
6 −1.69 (−2.23, −1.14) 0.04 (−0.99, 1.07)
p < 0.05 p = 0.95
9 −2.12 (−2.94, −1.29) 0.05 (−0.30, 0.40)
p < 0.05 p = 0.79
Rural
3 −0.54 (−1.83, 0.75)  
p = 0.41  
6 −2.23 (−3.56, −0.89)  
(p < 0.05  
9 −2.25 (−3.64, −0.85)  
p < 0.05