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Table 1 Average number of annual visits and 95% CI of men and women by age group and morbidity burden

From: Primary health care use from the perspective of gender and morbidity burden

  ≤30 Years 31-50 Years 51-70 Years >70 Years
No ADG Male (n = 7173) Female (n = 8732) Male (n = 11314) Female (n = 14159) Male (n = 10364) Female (n = 12973) Male (n = 5636) Female (n = 8738)
  % No visits % No visits % No visits % No visits % No visits % No visits % No visits % No visits
1 37.6 2.53* 24.4 2.61* 34.3 2.98* 20.5 2.94* 19.4 4.93 12.9 4.84 10.4 7.30 8.0 7.39
(2.43 -2.63)   (2.49 –2.73)   (2.87 – 3.09)   (2.82 – 3.06)   (4.70 – 5.17)   (4.59 – 5.09)   (6.77–7.83)   (6.86–7.92)
2 29 4.02 24.5 3.99 27.1 4.69* 23.1 4.76* 23.2 7.56 17.7 7.50 17.0 9.69 13.7 9.62
(3.87 -4.18)   (3.84 –4.13)   (4.52 – 4.86)   (4.61 – 4.92)   (7.28 – 7.85)   (7.24 – 7.75)   (9.22 –10.15)   (9.16–10.08)
3 17.6 5.69 19.5 5.53 17.5 6.70 19.5 6.63 19.3 9.53* 19.0 9.68* 18.5 12.06 16.3 12.29
(5.41 -5.97)   (5.32 –5.73)   (6.42 – 6.97)   (6.41 – 6.86)   (9.19 – 9.87)   (9.40 –9.97)   (11.58 -12.55)   (11.75–12.83)
4 8.9 7.55 13.8 7.17 10.4 8.63 14.2 8.64 15.6 12.13 16.6 11.71 17.5 14.21 16.4 13.84
(7.04 -8.06)   (6.88 –7.47)   (8.18 – 9.07)   (8.35 – 8.94)   (11.65-12.60)   (11.38 –12.03)   (13.61 -14.08)   (13.37–14.31)
5 3.9 9.72 8.3 8.98 5.7 10.98 9.9 10.34 10.1 14.52 12.6 13.77 13.7 16.50 14.8 16.64
(8.73 -10.70)   (8.51 –9.45)   (10.24-11.72)   (9.93 – 10.75)   (13.86-15.19)   (13.34 –14.20)   (15.64 –17.36)   (16.01–17.26)
6 1.8 11.78 5.0 10.80 2.7 13.41* 6.2 11.79* 6.4 16.70 8.5 15.82 9.9 19.14 11.6 18.97
(10.49 -13.07)   (10.14 –11.46)   (12.28-14.53)   (11.23 –12.35)   (15.87-17.53)   (15.27 –16.37)   (18.12 -20.16)   (18.14–19.79)
≥7 1.2 14.75 4.4 13.97 2.3 19.64* 6.7 16.70* 6.2 21.29 12.6 20.43 13.1 23.06 19.2 23.01
(12.63 -16.87)   (13.13 –14.82)   (17.84-21.45)   (15.92-17.48)   (20.32-22.26)   (19.84 –21.02)   (22.01 -24.11)   (22.34–23.68)
  1. n: number of individuals; in brackets 95% CI.
  2. *p < 0.05, using Mann-Whitney U test.