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Table 1 Claims and reimbursement for ambulant knee MRI in Norway, by type of radiology service

From: Magnetic resonance imaging of the knee in Norway 2002–2004 (national survey): rapid increase, older patients, large geographic differences

  2002
n (%)
2003
n (%)
2004
n (%)
Change in n
2002–2004, %
Claims     
   Private 32 708 (76) 43 782 (73) 54 039 (76) + 65
   Public 10 132 (24) 16 283 (27) 17 201 (24) + 70
   Total 42 840 (100) 60 065 (100) 71 240 (100) + 66
Reimbursement*     
   Private 30 177 (77) 34 132 (73) 55 942 (80) + 85
   Public 8 870 (23) 12 524 (27) 14 358 (20) + 62
   Total 39 047 (100) 46 656 (100) 70 300 (100) + 80
  1. MRI = magnetic resonance imaging.
  2. * In thousand Norwegian kroner, nominal value.