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Table 3 Adjusted urban–rural differences in average days of being bedridden and being off-work in the prior two weeks based on multiple linear regression (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

Severity indicators Location n Average days b (s b ) c P
Mean 95 % CI
Being bedridden a Urban 2870 0.59 (0.38, 0.79) Reference  
Rural 2595 0.95 (0.71, 1.19) 0.45 (0.13) <0.01*
Being off work b Urban 653 0.63 (0.32, 0.93) Reference  
Rural 1563 2.15 (0.21, 4.08) 1.61 (0.85) 0.08
  1. aData analysis applied to allrespondents
  2. bData analysis applied to only employed respondents aged 15 years and older
  3. cpartial regression coefficients after controlling for sex, age, and household income per capita based on multiple linear regression
  4. * P < 0.05