Table 6

Factors predicting healthcare utilisation stratified by Hukou registration status
Migrants Registrants
Adjusted OR Adjusted OR
(95% C.I.) (95% C.I.)
Female 1.80 (1.00, 3.26) 1.24 (0.74, 2.07)
Age 0.98 (0.95, 1.01) 1.00 (0.97, 1.02)
Marital status
 Single/separated/widowed   1  1
 Married 0.90 (0.44, 1.86) 0.72 (0.38, 1.36)
Occupation
 Executive/ professional/ managerial 0.69 (0.23, 2.04) 1.82 (0.93, 3.55)
 Ordinary worker   1  1
 Unemployed 0.94 (0.47, 1.87) 1.49 (0.83, 2.67)
Education
 Primary or below 0.74 (0.22, 2.41) 2.85** (1.11, 7.31)
 Middle/high school   1  1
 College or above 0.63 (0.33, 1.20) 1.34 (0.77, 2.34)
Self-reported chronic health conditions 3 2.77* (1.18, 6.52) 3.29** (1.84, 5.89)
Insurance status
 Uninsured   1  1
 Basic MIS only 1.40 (0.70, 2.80) 1.14 (0.48, 2.74)
 Additional MIS only 1.00 (0.32, 3.11) 2.64 (0.76, 9.16)
 Basic + Additional MIS 1.55 (0.65, 3.72) 1.35 (0.50, 3.62)

Note: C.I. denotes lower and upper limit of 95% confidence interval.

Statistical significance of p-values are denoted by * (p < 0.05), ** (p <0.01) & *** (p < 0.001).

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Lam and Johnston BMC Public Health 2012 12:868   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-868

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