Table 2

Patient reported outpatient and inpatient medical service use in 2009 and 2010 (Source Household Survey)

ChongyiLuxi
2009
‰ (95% CI)
2010
‰ (95% CI)
2009
‰ (95% CI)
2010
‰ (95% CI)
Number of respondents5842389722322315
2-week prevalence of illness (‰)69.5 (63.0 to 76.0)79.55 (71.1 to 88.0)46.6 (37.8 to 55.3)73.9 (63.2 to 84.5)*
Chronic disease prevalence (‰)60.69 (54.5 to 66.7)96.0 (95.4 to 96.6)*89.2 (77.3 to 101123.1 (110 to 13.6)*
Outpatient attendance rates in past 2 weeks (‰)61.3 (55.1 to 67.459.5 (52.6 to 67.0)37.6 (29.7 to 45.5)51.4 (42.4 to 60.4)
Hospitalisation rates (‰) (At least one)†24.8 (20.8 to 28.0)46.5 (39.8 to 53.1)*62.3 (52.3 to 72.3)60.5 (50.8 to 70.2)
Hospitalisation rates (‰) (Total)‡28.2 (24.0 to 32.5)58.0 (50.7 to 65.3*79.8 (78.1 to 81.4)87.3 (75.8 to 98.8)
No hospitalisation (%)26.8 (22.6 to 30.9)9.1 (6.1 to 12.0)*17.8 (12.3 to 23.2)8.5 (4.8 to 12.2)*
  • *p<0.05.

  • †Rate=number of patients hospitalised at least once/population.

  • ‡Rate =number of total hospitalisations/population.