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Table 2 Visit type by age and visit group

From: Differences in healthcare visit frequency and type one year prior to stroke among young versus middle-aged adults

  Outpatient Visits Only Combinationa of Visits
Ages 18–44
(N = 6740)
Ages 45–65
(N = 80,298)
Odds
Ratiob
95% CI Ages 18–44
(N = 6555)
Ages 45–65
(N = 55,935)
Odds
Ratiob
95% CI
Visit type N % N % N % N %
Preventive care 2935 27.1% 16,363 21.5% 1.36 1.30, 1.43 2258 22.9% 9483 18.0% 1.39 1.32, 1.47
Vaccination 1223 11.3% 13,138 17.2% 0.61 0.57, 0.65 1438 14.6% 11,360 21.6% 0.63 0.59, 0.67
Cardiovascular 2617 24.2% 33,791 44.3% 0.40 0.38, 0.42 5826 59.0% 40,467 76.9% 0.43 0.41, 0.45
Neurology 555 5.1% 4613 6.1% 0.84 0.77, 0.92 1409 14.3% 7148 13.6% 1.08 1.02, 1.15
Chiropractic 823 7.6% 4611 6.0% 1.28 1.19, 1.38 676 6.8% 3160 6.0% 1.18 1.08, 1.29
Emergent office 266 2.5% 968 1.3% 1.96 1.71, 2.25 282 2.9% 910 1.7% 1.70 1.49, 1.95
  1. Note: As procedure codes are associated with inpatient, outpatient or emergency department visits, those with no visits prior to stroke had no procedure codes for analysis
  2. a including inpatient, outpatient and/or emergency department
  3. b Ages 18–44 years compared to ages 45–65 years