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Table 2 Comparison of prevalence rates and health-seeking behavior in two cross-sectional surveys for chronic diseases, diabetes and hypertension

From: The rising burden of chronic conditions among urban poor: a three-year follow-up survey in Bengaluru, India

  Self-reported prevalence rate Absolute difference in percentage points Odds ratio with 95 % confidence interval
2009–2010a 2012–2013
N = 44514 N = 5340
Chronic conditions 8.6 % 12 % 3.8 1.5 (1.4, 1.6)
Diabetes 4 % 5.8 % 1.8 1.5 (1.3, 1.7)
Hypertension 6.2 % 7.1 % 0.9 1.2 (1.0, 1.3)
  Health-seeking from government sector   
Chronic conditions 19.4 % 10.7 % −8.7 0.5 (0.4, 0.7)
Diabetes 14.8 % 7.2 % −7.6 0.4 (0.3, 0.7)
Hypertension 18.1 % 9.5 % −8.6 0.5 (0.3, 0.7)
  1. aSource: Bhojani et al. [7]