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Table 2 Comparison of non-use of health care between empty-nest and non-empty-nest elderly, China (2012)

From: Non-use of health care service among empty-nest elderly in Shandong, China: a cross-sectional study

Non-use of health care Total Empty-nest (%) Non-empty-nest(%) P-value
Outpatient service non- use     0.008
 Physician visits 1858(64.2) 1141(62.3) 717(67.3)  
 Non-visiting 1038(35.8) 689(37.7) 349(32.7)  
Inpatient service non-use     0.166
 Admission 618(65.5) 391(63.9) 227(68.4)  
 Non-hospitalization 326(34.5) 221(36.1) 105(31.6)