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Table 2 Self-reported health needs

From: Does health insurance impact health service utilization among older adults in urban China? A nationwide cross-sectional study

  Self-reported illness or injury in past 2 weeks   Prevalence of self-reported NCDs
2008 2013 2008 2013
Uninsured URBMI Uninsured URBMI Uninsured URBMI Uninsured URBMI
Total ††## 509 (39.5%) 355 (43.6%) 463 (64.0%) 4553 (66.8%) Total ††## 767 (59.5%)* 553 (67.9%)* 546 (75.4%) 5306 (77.8%)
Sex ††## Sex ††##
 Men 140 (31.3%) 90 (35.3%) 196 (70.3%)* 1378 (56.5%)* Men 237 (52.9%) 145 (56.9%) 226 (81.0%)* 1601 (65.9%)*
 Women 369 (43.9%) 265 (47.3%) 267 (60.0%)* 3180 (72.4%)* Women 530 (63.1%)* 408 (72.9%)* 320 (71.9%)** 3705 (84.4%)**
Age group ††## Age group ††##
 60–69 181 (33.6%) 126 (35.4%) 160 (49.8%) 2413 (61.2%)* 60–69 297 (55.2%) 194 (54.5%) 205 (63.9%) 2821 (71.5%)
 70–79 192 (42.0%) 155 (48.1%) 178 (76.4%) 1529 (75.9%) 70–79 300 (65.6%)* 256 (79.5%)* 208 (89.3%) 1795 (89.1%)
 80+ 136 (46.4%) 74 (54.0%) 125 (73.5%) 611 (71.0%) 80+ 170 (58.0%)* 103 (75.2%)* 133 (78.2%) 690 (80.1%)
Income group (per person) ††## Income group (per person)††##
 Low 197 (36.3%) 69 (39.4%) 147 (50.2%) 1842 (65.2%)** Low 304 (56.0%)* 127 (72.6%)* 185 (63.1%)* 2132 (75.4%)*
 Middle 161 (40.3%) 99 (36.7%) 73 (46.2%) 1508 (68.9%)** Middle 250 (62.5%) 151 (55.9%) 93 (58.9%)** 1397 (80.1%)**
 High 151 (44.0%) 187 (50.5%) 243 (89.0%) 1508 (67.1%)** High 213 (62.1%) 275 (74.3%) 268 (98.2%)** 1777 (78.9%)**
  1. * Significant difference between uninsured and URBMI; * for P < 0.05, ** for P < 0.01
  2. †Significant difference for uninsured between 2008 and 2013, † for P < 0.05, †† for P < 0.01
  3. #Significant difference for URBMI between 2008 and 2013, # for P < 0.05, ## for P < 0.01