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Table 2 Visit frequencies by demographic characteristics and medical specialty sought by patients treated overseas from the United Arab Emirates sponsored by the Dubai Health Authority during 2009–2016

From: Treatment destinations and visit frequencies for patients seeking medical treatment overseas from the United Arab Emirates: results from Dubai Health Authority reporting during 2009–2016

  Minimum – Maximum Trips
Gender
 Male (1–20)
 Female (1–18)
Age group
 0–4 yrs. (1–16)
 5–12 yrs. (1–11)
 13–18 yrs. (1–10)
 19–39 yrs. (1–20)
 40–54 yrs. (1–13)
 55–69 yrs. (1–11)
 70+ (1–10)
Medical Specialty
 Orthopedic Surgery (1–20)
 Internal Medicine: Oncology (1–18)
 Neurosurgery (1–13)
 Ophthalmology (1–20)
 Neurology (1–11)
 General Surgery (1–11)
 Internal Medicine: Cardiology (1–12)
 Obstetrics and Gynecology (1–7)
 Unspecified Pediatrics (1–16)
 Internal Medicine: Gastroenterology (1–7)
 Urology (1–10)
 Internal Medicine: Endocrinology (1–7)
 Internal Medicine: Nephrology (1–20)
 Not Specified Cases (1–20)
 Un Specified Internal Medicine (1–11)
 Othersa (1–16)
Travel Season
 Summer (1–20)
 Fall (1–18)
 Winter (1–20)
 Spring (1–20)
  1. a Internal Medicine: Pulmonology, Pediatrics: Surgery, Internal Medicine: Rheumatology, Plastic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dermatology, Screening & Check-up, Pediatrics: Oncology, Pediatrics: Nephrology, Pediatrics: Neurosurgery, Pediatrics: Gastroenterology, Pediatrics: Hematology, Pediatrics: Neonatology, Psychiatry, Pediatrics: Endocrinology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Internal Medicine: Infectious Diseases, Dental, Pediatrics: Pulmonology, Genetics, Pediatrics: Rheumatology