Table 4.

Association between examination findings and GP diagnosis for throat, ear, and chest infections

Examination resultsDiagnosed, n (%)Not diagnosed, n (%)Total
Ear examination
Abnormal49 (46.2)57 (53.8)106
Normal or not examined2 (0.2)891 (99.8)893
P<0.001
Sore throat/tonsillitis examination
Abnormal58 (28.7)144 (71.3)202
Normal or not examined0797 (100)797
P<0.001
Chest examination/LRTI
Abnormal73 (59.3)50 (40.7)123
Normal or not examined17 (1.9)859 (98.1)876
P<0.001
  • LRTI = lower respiratory tract infection.