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Table 1 Weighted proportion of residents having two-week illness by location, sex, age, and household income (Hunan Province of China, 2013)

From: Large urban–rural disparity in the severity of two-week illness: updated results based on the first health service survey of Hunan Province, China

Demographic variable n Patients Weighted proportion (%) Odds ratio (OR)
Proportion 95 % CI
Total 24282 5465 22.8 (16.3, 29.4)  
Location
Urban 11966 2870 23.0 (18.6, 27.5) Reference
Rural 12316 2595 22.8 (14.5, 31.1) 0.99
Sex
Male 12184 2576 21.7 (14.3, 29.1) Reference
Female 12098 2889 24.0 (18.0, 29.9) 1.13
Age *
0–4 years 1660 126 5.5 (1.0, 9.9) Reference
5–24 years 4399 155 3.8 (0.5, 7.0) 0.68*
25–44 years 5760 512 10.4 (6.2, 14.7) 2.00*
45–64 years 8644 2528 31.5 (22.1, 41.0) 7.32*
≥65 years 3819 2144 54.3 (40.7, 67.9) 16.22*
Household income per capitaa
Lowest 4779 1140 27.2 (20.6, 33.9) Reference
Low 3601 841 23.2 (15.2, 31.2) 0.82
Average 5480 1154 20.9 (16.0, 25.8) 0.72
High 4338 994 21.9 (14.8, 29.0) 0.77
Highest 6011 1308 22.4 (13.3, 31.4) 0.78
  1. aHouseholds were equally divided into five categories in urban areas and in rural areas based on household income per capita after eliminating missing values: lowest (urban, <6 667 Yuan; rural, <3 334 Yuan); low (urban, 6 667–9 999 Yuan; rural, 3 334–4 999 Yuan); average (urban, 10 000–14 999 Yuan; rural, 5 000–7 499 Yuan); high (urban, 15 000–23 999 Yuan; rural, 7 500–9 999 Yuan); and highest (urban, ≥24 000 Yuan; rural, ≥10 000 Yuan)
  2. * P < 0.05