Table 3

Mean number of medical visits a year. Value in parentheses is 95% confidence interval; only upper bound shown as lower bound was zero in all

Mild eczemaModerate eczemaSevere eczema
Total visits to doctors7.0 (15)13.0 (30)23.3 (52)
General practitioner4.0 (11)7.0 (21)11.7 (30)
Paediatrician0.5 (2.4)2.8 (13)1.6 (8.5)
Allergist0.2 (1.5)0.3 (1.5)3.3 (13)
Dermatologist2.7 (6.5)3.2 (9.6)6.4 (16)
Admission time (days)1.2 (5.7)3.4 (10)6.5 (19)