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Table 4 Forgone necessary hospital admission

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

  % of forgone necessary hospital admission % of forgone necessary hospital admissions due to financial difficulties
2008 2013 2008 2013
Uninsured URBMI Uninsured URBMI Uninsured URBMI Uninsured URBMI
Total 72 (36.2%) 45 (29.4%) 31 (26.7%) 243 (17.7%) 51 (86.4%) 35 (85.4%) 12 (52.2%) 85 (43.8%)
Sex
 Men 23 (43.4%) 17 (30.4%) 20 (18.9%) 79 (18.6%) 16 (84.2%) 12 (92.3%) 4 (50.0%) 22 (33.8%)
 Women 49 (33.6%) 28 (28.9%) 21 (33.3%) 164 (17.3%) 35 (87.5%) 23 (82.1%) 8 (53.3%) 63 (48.8%)
Age group
 60–69 27 (40.3%) 15 (28.8%) 15 (30.6%) 128 (19.6%) 22 (84.6%) 11 (78.6%) 7 (63.6%) 48 (49.5%)
 70–79 34 (41.0%) 21 (29.6%) 11 (26.2%) 88 (16.5%) 20 (87.0%) 16 (84.2%) 3 (42.9%) 29 (38.2%)
 80+ 11 (22.4%) 9 (30.0%) 5 (20.0%) 27 (14.5%) 9 (90.0%) 8 (100.0%) 2 (40.0%) 8 (38.1%)
Income group (per person)
 Low 36 (43.9%) 21 (43.8%) 11 (29.7%) 116 (20.6%) 26 (96.3%) 18 (94.7%) 6 (85.7%) 47 (50.5%)
 Middle 18 (32.7%) 16 (34.8%) 4 (36.4%) 52 (14.6%) 14 (93.3%) 12 (85.7%) 2 (66.7%) 21 (48.8%)
 High 18 (29.5%) 8 (13.6%) 16 (23.5%) 75 (16.6%) 11 (64.7%) 5 (62.5%) 4 (30.8%) 17 (29.3%)