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Table 2 Age- and sex-specific entitlement to long-term care services

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

   Males Females Age/sex standard
  Age group (years) 65–69 70–74 75–79 80–84 85–90 65–69 70–74 75–79 80–84 85–90
Entitlement to long-term care services KORA-Age* 1.2% 2.1% 6.4% 4.1% 13.6% 0.6% 1.6% 5.0% 12.7% 24.2% 5.0%
  AOK SHI fund 2006 3.8% 6.3% 9.2% 16.7% 28.1% 3.3% 4.7% 9.9% 23.4% 39.0% 10.5%
  Delta as a % −68% −67% −30% −75% −51% −82% −67% −50% −46% −38% −52%
  KORA-Age 1.0% 1.9% 6.0% 4.1% 13.1% 0.6% 1.6% 4.9% 12.2% 24.4% 4.9%
  Bavaria 2009 2.4% 4.2% 8.0% 14.8% 26.9% 2.1% 4.0% 9.5% 20.4% 39.1% 9.2%
  Delta as a % −59% −56% −25% −72% −51% −73% −60% −48% −40% −38% −47%
  1. *Excluding KORA-Age participants with private health insurance.
  2. Including KORA-Age participants with private health insurance.