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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