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Table 2 Age and Gender (%) of Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries

From: Measuring access to effective care among elderly medicare enrollees in managed and fee-for-service care: a retrospective cohort study

   Fee-for-Service Sample Managed Care Sample
  United States   Staff Model Group Model
  N = 32,800,745 N= 344,733 N= 8,920 N= 4,258
Female * 60 62 56 55
Age (years)     
65–69 30 23 42 44
70–74 § 26 29 28 24
75–79 ** 20 23 18 16
80–84 †† 13 15 8 9
85+ ‡‡ 11 10 4 7
  1. *p < 0.001 for all two-way comparisons, except Staff/Group, p= 0.28 † Chi – square for all ages = 11,128; p = 0.001 ‡ p < 0.001 for all two-way comparisons, except Staff/Group, p = 0.03 §p < 0.001 for all two-way comparisons, except FFS/Staff, p = 0.04 **p < 0.001 for all two-way comparisons, except Staff/Group, p = 0.005 †† p < 0.001 for all two-way comparisons, except Staff/Group, = 0.05 ‡‡ p < 0.001 for all two-way comparisons