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Table 2 Mean number of monthly outpatient visits for acute upper respiratory infections, dyspepsia, and migraine

From: Deregulation of sale of over-the-counter drugs outside of pharmacies in the Republic of Korea: interrupted-time-series analysis of outpatient visits before and after the policy

  Acute upper respiratory infections Dyspepsia Migraine
Mean SD p-value Mean SD p-value Mean SD p-value
Sex
 Male 0.2880 0.6873 <.0001 0.0036 0.0718 <.0001 0.0046 0.0814 <.0001
 Female 0.3137 0.7211   0.0041 0.0781   0.0075 0.1102  
Age
 less than 30 0.4031 0.7902 <.0001 0.0038 0.0702 <.0001 0.0034 0.0659 <.0001
 30–39 0.2895 0.6551   0.0035 0.0746   0.0069 0.1032  
 40–49 0.2351 0.6147   0.0035 0.0688   0.0083 0.1130  
 50–59 0.2125 0.6260   0.0038 0.0812   0.0078 0.1087  
 60–69 0.2055 0.6376   0.0042 0.0780   0.0073 0.1090  
 70–79 0.2049 0.6808   0.0056 0.0900   0.0104 0.1519  
 80 or more 0.1321 0.5058   0.0047 0.1179   0.0060 0.1021  
Insurance
 Self-employed insured 0.2881 0.6903 <.0001 0.0037 0.0729 0.0002 0.0063 0.0964 <.0001
 employee insured 0.3109 0.7141   0.0039 0.0763   0.0058 0.0949  
 Medicaid 0.2392 0.6593   0.0041 0.0714   0.0094 0.1358  
Income
 Q1(Low) 0.2734 0.6754 <.0001 0.0037 0.0730 <.0001 0.0071 0.1058 <.0001
 Q2 0.2858 0.6810   0.0039 0.0785   0.0059 0.0993  
 Q3 0.3204 0.7249   0.0039 0.0735   0.0054 0.0860  
 Q4(High) 0.3068 0.7160   0.0038 0.0749   0.0062 0.1019  
Region
 Urban 0.2993 0.7104 0.0007 0.0036 0.0735 <.0001 0.0061 0.1004 <.0001
 Rural 0.3023 0.6995   0.0040 0.0763   0.0060 0.0939  
Type of hospital
 General hospital 0.1063 0.4213 <.0001 0.0031 0.0598 <.0001 0.0099 0.1058 <.0001
 Hospital 0.1999 0.5582   0.0027 0.0551   0.0064 0.0931  
 Clinic 0.3375 0.7456   0.0044 0.0828   0.0054 0.0961  
 Others 0.3778 0.6915   0.0032 0.0655   0.0073 0.1020  
Total 0.2742 0.7321   0.0045 0.0870   0.0078 0.1171