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Tables 3 Odds and 95% CIs from logistic regression models examining socioeconomic factors and overall unmet need and reasons for unmet health care needs (availability, acceptability, and accessibility) among women, KNHANES 2010–2012

From: Understanding reasons for unmet health care needs in Korea: what are health policy implications?

Variables Overall unmet need (weighted n = 18,735,934) Availability unmet need (weighted n = 16,013,627) Acceptability unmet need (weighted n = 16,145,912) Accessibility unmet need (weighted n = 15,639,020)
OR 95%CI p-value OR 95%CI p-value OR 95%CI p-value OR 95%CI p-value
Age (Ref: 65+)
 19–34 1.55 1.19–2.01 < 0.01* 4.73 3.00 - 7.46 < 0.01* 1.19 0.81 - 1.75 0.38 1.19 0.73–1.93 0.49
 35–49 0.99 0.76–1.29 0.93 2.35 1.55–3.56 < 0.01* 0.91 0.63 - 1.31 0.62 0.89 0.54–1.45 0.64
 50–64 1.00 0.82–1.22 0.99 2.43 1.65–3.59 < 0.01* 0.82 0.63 - 1.08 0.38 1.01 0.74–1.40 0.94
Marital status (Ref: Married or living with partner)
 Single or living alone 1.12 0.97–1.29 0.12 1.25 1.02–1.54 0.03* 0.86 0.68 - 1.07 0.18 1.34 1.03–1.74 0.03*
Education (Ref: Post-secondary)
 Completion of elementary school 1.19 0.91–1.55 0.20 1.09 0.71–1.67 0.70 0.83 0.57–1.22 0.35 2.61 1.54–4.43 < 0.01*
 Completion of middle school 0.98 0.72–1.32 0.88 0.82 0.49–1.39 0.46 0.81 0.55–1.18 0.27 1.95 1.06–3.58 0.03*
 Completion of high school 0.89 0.74–1.07 0.21 0.91 0.69–1.20 0.50 0.74 0.57–0.96 0.02* 1.58 1.01-2.46 0.04*
Annual household income (Ref: Q4; Highest)
 Q1 1.78 1.42–2.24 < 0.01* 1.12 0.76 - 1.64 0.58 1.36 1.01–1.85 0.04* 4.80 2.95-7.80 < 0.01*
 Q2 1.39 1.16 - 1.67 < 0.01* 1.02 0.76 - 1.35 0.91 1.44 1.14–1.81 < 0.01* 2.66 1.71-4.14 < 0.01*
 Q3 1.27 1.07 - 1.51 < 0.01* 1.18 0.92 - 1.50 0.18 1.27 0.99–1.63 0.06 1.63 1.02–2.61 0.04*
Occupation (Ref: White collar/Office)
 Services & Sales 0.85 0.67–1.06 0.15 0.76 0.57–1.02 0.07 1.00 0.57–1.02 0.07 1.17 0.70–1.94 0.55
 Farming & Fishing 0.87 0.64–1.19 0.38 0.92 0.59–1.42 0.71 1.52 0.59–1.42 0.71 0.71 0.36–1.38 0.31
 Blue collar 0.85 0.67–1.08 0.18 0.88 0.63–1.24 0.47 1.18 0.63–1.24 0.47 0.87 0.50–1.49 0.60
 Out of labour market (Homemakers/students, etc.) 0.59 0.49–0.71 < 0.01* 0.24 0.18 - 0.32 < 0.01* 1.20 0.18 - 0.32 < 0.01* 0.84 0.54-1.32 0.46
Region (Ref: Seoul)
 Incheon & Gyeonggi 1.09 0.91–1.30 0.35 0.87 0.66–1.15 0.34 1.33 1.03–1.70 0.03* 1.09 0.78-1.52 0.63
 Daejeon & Chungcheong/ Gangwon 1.14 0.92–1.41 0.24 1.17 0.81–1.70 0.39 1.20 0.87–1.65 0.27 1.06 0.74–1.51 0.75
 Gwangjoo & Jeolla/ Jeju 1.11 0.87–1.43 0.39 1.21 0.89–1.65 0.22 0.91 0.61–1.38 0.66 1.11 0.72–1.71 0.62
 Busan, Daegu, Ulsan & Gyeongsang 1.66 1.39–1.99 < 0.01* 1.30 0.97 - 1.74 0.08 2.38 1.85–3.07 < 0.01* 1.23 0.90-1.68 0.19
National Health Insurance (Ref: Yes)
 Medicaid 1.30 0.94–1.80 0.12 1.35 0.67–2.73 0.84 1.16 0.67–2.01 0.60 1.30 0.87–1.94 0.20
 No & don’t know 0.97 0.43–2.16 0.93 0.96 0.23–3.97 0.95 0.96 0.32–2.88 0.95 0.97 0.28–3.44 0.97
Self-rated health (Ref: Good)
 Fair 1.45 1.26–1.75 < 0.01* 1.42 1.10 - 1.85 < 0.01* 1.52 1.20-1.91 < 0.01* 1.50 1.06-2.13 0.02*
 Poor 2.87 2.37 - 3.47 < 0.01* 2.72 1.96 - 3.77 < 0.01* 2.11 1.63-2.73 < 0.01* 4.49 3.17-6.36 < 0.01*
  1. *p < 0.05
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