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Table 1 Official statistics on sociodemographics and morbidity: Comparison of KORA study region, district of Middle Franconia and the Federal State of Bavaria

From: Official statistics and claims data records indicate non-response and recall bias within survey-based estimates of health care utilization in the older population

Variable Comparison of Middle Franconia (MFr) and Bavaria (BY) in 2006 Comparison of KORA study region (KORA SR) and Bavaria (BY) in 2009
Quota (%) BY Quota (%) MFr Odds ratio Quota (%) BY Quota (%) KORA SR Odds ratio
Sex
Male 41.9 41.7 1.00 42.8 42.7 1.00
Female 58.1 58.3 1.00 57.2 57.3 1.00
Age group (years)
65-69 33.4 33.2 1.01 28.8 29.6 0.97
70-74 23.8 23.8 1.00 27.5 27.1 1.01
75-79 18.8 19.0 0.99 18.3 18.4 0.99
80-84 13.9 13.8 1.01 13.9 13.9 1.00
85-89 7.0 7.0 1.00 8.4 8.2 1.02
90+ 3.2 3.2 1.00 3.0 2.8 1.07
Entitled to long-term care services*
Yes 2.5 2.4 1.02 2.6 2.3 1.10
No 97.5 97.6 1.00 97.5 97.7 1.00
  Mean BY Mean MFr Delta Mean BY Mean KORA SR Delta
Hospital discharges per 1000 inhabitants* 198 199 –1 213 210 3
Length per hospital stay (days)* 8.4 8.7 −0.3 7.8 7.6 0.2
  1. Source: Bavarian Office for Statistics and Data Processing.
  2. *Figures refer to the entire resident population (all age groups).