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Table 2 Changes in health care utilization between non-purchasers and purchasers from 2008–2011

From: The effect of cost-sharing in private health insurance on the utilization of health care services between private insurance purchasers and non-purchasers: a study of the Korean health panel survey (2008–2012)

Year Outpatient visits per person   Inpatient admissions per person   Length of stay per person  
Purchasers (n = 803) Non-purchasers (n = 7021) p-value Purchasers (n = 803) Non-purchasers (n = 7021) p-value Purchasers (n = 803) Non-purchasers (n = 7021) p-value
2008 11.78 13.80 0.001 0.12 0.16 0.009 0.92 2.26 <.0001
2009 11.86 16.10 <.0001 0.13 0.17 <.0001 0.96 2.66 <.0001
2010 12.24 18.70 <.0001 0.14 0.21 <.0001 1.21 3.42 <.0001
2011 12.32 20.86 <.0001 0.12 0.23 <.0001 0.96 3.21 <.0001