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Table 3 Sample Characteristics of Veterans Utilizing Care by Gender

From: Comparison of outpatient health care utilization among returning women and men Veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq

Characteristics Veterans Using Care
  Men
N = 618
Women
N = 128
P
Value
Mean Age (S.D.) 34(9.72) 31(7.72) 0.001
Race (%)    
   White 67 53 0.01
   Non White 12 24  
   Unknown 21 23  
Marital Status (%)    
   Married 38 26 0.01
   Single 62 74  
Length of Service (%)    
   < 3 years 67 62 0.2
   ≥3 years 33 38  
Have Private Health Insurance (%) 48 46 0.7
Having ≥30% Service Connected Disability (%) 17 15 0.8
Service Branch (%)    
   Army 71 73  
   Navy 7 10 0.01
   Air force 7 10  
   Marine Corps 15 7  
Outpatient Visits    
   Mean(S.D.) 9.7(10.6) 9.5(9.8) 0.8
   Median 15.4 16.3 0.7
   Range(Min-Max) 1-55 1-56  
Mean Observation Time (Year)(S.D.) 0.80(0.63) 0.71(0.61) 0.22
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