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Table 1 Distribution of explanatory variables

From: Dental service patterns among private and public adult patients in Australia

  AGE CATEGORY (col%)
  15–34 years 35–44 years 55–74 years 75+ years All ages
  n(a) %(b) SE# n(a) %(b) SE# n(a) %(b) SE# n(a) %(b) SE# n(a) %(b) SE#
Site of last visit (p ≤ 0.0001)                
   Private 1479 80.8 1.2 2959 90.4 0.7 2086 87.6 0.9 487 90.5 1.4 7011 86.5 0.6
   Public 166 9.0 0.9 197 5.9 0.6 234 8.9 0.7 54 8.2 1.3 651 7.7 0.5
   School 71 4.2 0.6   0.0 0.0 1 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 72 1.4 0.2
   Technician 1 0.0 0.0 12 0.4 0.1 15 0.7 0.2 1 0.2 0.2 29 0.3 0.1
   Other 97 6.0 0.8 108 3.4 0.4 58 2.8 0.4 5 1.1 0.5 268 4.0 0.3
Sex (ns, p = 0.230)                
   Male 674 47.8 1.5 1203 47.2 1.1 953 49.1 1.2 216 42.6 2.3 3046 47.6 0.8
   Female 1147 52.2 1.5 2073 52.8 1.1 1442 50.9 1.2 331 57.4 2.3 4993 52.4 0.8
Last visit (p ≤ 0.0001)                
   Check-up 1132 65.1 1.4 1721 53.5 1.1 1204 50.6 1.4 319 58.4 2.5 4376 57.0 0.8
   Problem 689 34.9 1.4 1554 46.5 1.1 1191 49.4 1.4 227 41.6 2.5 3661 43.0 0.8
Income (p ≤ 0.0001)                
   <$20 K 103 5.6 0.7 251 6.4 0.5 574 22.1 1.1 254 46.5 2.8 1182 12.1 0.5
   $20–<40 K 274 17.3 1.3 514 15.0 0.8 699 30.2 1.1 149 33.4 2.5 1636 20.3 0.6
   $40–<60 K 335 20.5 1.4 657 20.4 0.9 369 17.0 0.9 50 11.9 1.9 1411 19.2 0.6
   $60–<80 K 281 20.1 1.4 593 19.2 0.9 209 10.6 0.8 21 4.8 1.3 1104 16.6 0.6
   $80+K 499 36.6 1.7 1107 39.0 1.3 346 20.1 1.3 14 3.4 1.3 1966 31.9 0.9
ALL (row%) 1821 33.8 0.8 3276 38.1 0.7 2395 22.4 0.7 547 5.7 0.3 8039 100.0 0.0
  1. (a) unweighted
  2. (b) weighted
  3. # Standard errors corrected for complex sample design