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Table 2 Patterns of service use across the three groups

From: Service use of older people who participate in primary care health promotion: a latent class analysis

Variable Group A (n = 154) “active well” Group B (n = 121) “high NHS users” Group C (n = 172) “community service users” P value
Group A vs B Group A vs C Group B vs C
Secondary care, % (n) 0.0 (0) 99.2 (120) 26.7 (46) NA NA NA
Primary care use, % (n) 42.9 (66) 99.2 (120) 82.0 (141) NA <0.001 NA
Community health care use, % (n) 16.2 (25) 65.3 (79) 77.9 (134) 0.031 <0.001 0.050
Paid care, % (n) 2.6 (4) 0.0 (0) 28.5 (49) NA <0.001 NA
Unpaid care, % (n) 0.0 (0) 16.5 (20) 20.3 (35) NA NA 0.454
Leisure, % (n) 57.8 (89) 56.2 (68) 71.5 (123) 0.821 0.024 0.006
General local authority, % (n) 9.1 (14) 6.6 (8) 39.5 (68) 0.780 <0.001 <0.001
  1. The figures in bold represent statistically significant results at P<0.05
  2. NA not applicable, NHS National Health Service, n number of participants