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Table 2 Prevalence of health utilization method by demographic characteristic

From: Under-utilization of health care services for infectious diseases syndromes in rural Azerbaijan: A cross-sectional study

Characteristic Antibiotic Use
% (95% CI)
Missed Work
% (95% CI)
Physician
% (95% CI)
None
% (95% CI)
Age     
   18-34 16.2 (11.9-21.3) 3.8 (1.8-6.8) 0.7 (0.1-2.7) 81.8 (76.4-86.4)
   35-49 20.7 (16.2-25.8) 3.0 (1.5-5.7) 2.3 (1.0-4.9) 75.5 (70.1-80.4)
   50-64 22.1 (15.1-30.5) 3.8 (1.3-8.7) 0 (0-2.8) 75.8 (67.2-83.2)
   ≥65 21.5 (13.1-32.2) 2.2 (0.3-7.8) 0 (0-4.0) 76.3 (65.2-85.3)
Gender     
   Male 17.8 (13.9-22.4) 2.3 (1.1-4.7) 0.9 (0.2-2.7) 80.3 (75.6-84.5)
   Female 20.8 (17.0-25.1) 4.3 (2.7-6.7) 1.6 (0.7-3.3) 75.6 (71.1-79.7)
Ethnicity     
   Azerbaijani 19.9 (16.7-23.4) 3.4 (2.1-5.2) 0.8 (0.3-2.1) 78.0 (74.3-81.3)
   Lezgi 18.1 (12.7-24.6) 3.6 (1.5-7.3) 2.5 (0.8-5.8) 76.8 (69.7-82.9)
Education     
   None 22.6 (9.6-41.1) 5.7 (0.7-19.2) 0 (0-10.0) 75.9 (56.5-89.7)
   Middle School 19.0 (16.1-22.4) 3.3 (2.1-5.0) 1.2 (0.6-2.5) 78.1 (74.5-81.3)
   High School 18.3 (10.1-29.3) 2.7 (0.3-9.4) 2.7 (0.3-9.4) 77.1 (65.6-86.3)
   >High School 24.2 (11.1-42.3) 5.4 (0.7-18.2) 0 (0-9.5) 75.8 (57.7-88.9)
Home size     
   1-3 people 24.0 (15.8-33.7) 3.7 (1.0-9.1) 0.9 (0-5.0) 72.6 (62.5-81.3)
   4-6 people 18.8 (15.3-22.7) 3.2 (1.8-5.3) 1.3 (0.5-2.9) 78.6 (74.4-82.3)
   ≥7 people 18.9 (13.7-25.1) 3.9 (1.7-7.5) 1.4 (0.3-4.2) 78.1 (71.6-83.8)
Region     
   Guba 34.3 (27.9-41.1)* 8.0 (4.7-12.5) 2.4 (0.8-5.4) 61.5 (54.4-68.2)
   Gusar 17.2 (11.0-25.1) 4.2 (1.6-8.9) 2.1 (0.4-5.9) 75.0 (66.1-82.6)
   Xachmaz 12.6 (9.6-16.3) 0.9 (0.3-2.5)* 0.5 (0.1-1.8) 86.7 (83.0-89.8)*
Total 19.4 (16.7-22.5) 3.4 (2.3-5.0) 1.3 (0.6-2.4) 77.7 (74.5-80.7)
  1. *Significant difference between groups, bivariate analysis (p < 0.05).