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Table 2 Sample sizefor health-related symptom and healthcare seeking behaviors by demographic characteristics in Shanghai

From: The ecology of medical care in Shanghai

 

Report illness

Take treatment

Visit a medical institution

Visit a primary medical institution

Self-healing

TCM

Hospital stay

Surgery

Age

0–17

n = 1971

199

194

129

18

74

7

39

10

18–39

n = 4390

455

434

280

87

158

43

202

114

40–64

n = 8838

3671

3564

2273

1444

751

210

584

312

65–79

n = 6400

4283

4189

2882

2131

720

243

813

340

> = 80

n = 1599

1187

1154

796

606

201

70

269

55

Sex

Male

n = 11032

4561

4437

2928

1965

865

198

853

355

Female

n = 12166

5234

5098

3432

2321

1039

375

1054

476

Income

< 100000

n = 11437

5877

5730

3845

2763

1121

320

1126

462

100000–300000

n = 10493

3611

3512

2328

1425

731

236

711

337

 300000–500000

n = 983

247

234

147

78

41

13

54

25

> 500000

n = 285

60

59

40

20

11

4

16

7

Register

In Shanghai

n = 20281

8970

8734

5873

4025

1689

521

1713

731

Out Shanghai

n = 2917

825

801

467

261

215

52

194

100

Insurance

Yes

n = 22716

9656

9401

6270

4236

1870

568

1873

816

No

n = 482

139

134

90

50

34

5

34

15