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Table 2 Individual characteristics and HVN service use

From: Measurement of special access to home visit nursing services among Japanese disabled elderly people: using GIS and claim data

    Home visiting nursing service use
   Total Not used Used  
   N = 2641 N = 2088 N = 553 P
Age (mean (SD)) (range)   87.5(6.9) (75–114) 87.9(7.0) (75–114) 86.0(6.1) (75–103) <.001b
Sex men 880 (33.3) 666 (75.7) 214 (24.3) 0.003c
women 1761 (66.7) 1422 (80.7) 339 (19.3)  
Care level Level 4 1559 (59.0) 1304 (83.6) 255 (16.4) <.001c
Level 5 1082 (41.0) 784 (72.5) 298 (27.5)  
Presence of conditions or impairment
 Cancer present 123 (4.7) 87 (70.7) 36 (29.3) 0.020c
 Cerebral vascular disorder present 350 (13.3) 240 (68.6) 110 (31.4) <.001c
 Arthropathy present 69 (2.6) 50 (72.5) 19 (27.5) 0.172c
 Fracture present 153 (5.8) 125 (81.7) 28 (18.3) 0.409c
 Pneumonia present 87 (3.3) 66 (75.9) 21 (24.1) 0.456c
 COPDa present 23 (0.9) 16 (69.6) 7 (30.4) 0.261c
 Dementia present 277 (10.5) 227 (81.9) 50 (18.1) 0.212c
 Psychiatric disorder present 109 (4.1) 92 (84.4) 17 (15.6) 0.161c
 Neurological disorder present 171 (6.5) 109 (63.7) 62 (36.3) <.001c
 Ischemic heart disease present 101 (3.8) 75 (74.3) 26 (25.7) 0.23c
  1. aCOPD: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  2. bIndependent t-test
  3. cChi-squared test