The 10 top reasons for a GP visit

A STUDY of 995 Australian GPs has revealed the 10 most common reasons people visited their doctor in 2014-15:

  1. Hypertension (7.9 per 100 encounters)

  2. Check-ups (6.9 per 100)

  3. Upper respiratory tract infection (5.8 per 100)

  4. Depression (4.5 per 100)

  5. Diabetes (4.0 per 100)

  6. Arthritis (3.8 per 100)

  7. Immunisation/vaccination (3.6 per 100)

  8. Back complaint (3.3 per 100)

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