Table 1

Women’s probability of health care services utilisation at least once during the previous 12 months*
General practitioner n=5184 Somatic specialist services n=4956 Psychiatric specialist services n=4513
OR (95% CI) OR for trend (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR for trend (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR for trend (95% CI)
Marital status
Married/cohabitant (1) 0.91 (0.72-1.14) 0.90 (0.72-1.12) 0.77 (0.66-0.91) 0.77 (0.66-0.90) 0.74 (0.50-1.09) 0.75 (0.52-1.10)
Single (0) 1.00 1.00 1.00
Household income
Low (1) 0.97 (0.64-1.46) 0.97 (0.85-1.09) 0.66 (0.50-0.88) 1.11 (1.01-1.21) 3.82 (1.93-7.57) 0.69 (0.56-0.86)
Low middle (2) 1.07 (0.81-1.43) 0.88 (0.71-1.08) 2.05 (1.18-3.56)
High middle (3) 0.98 (0.79-1.21) 0.93 (0.79-1.10) 1.68 (1.09-2.59)
High (4) 1.00 1.00 1.00
Education
Low (1) 1.16 (0.90-1.49) 0.93 (0.82-1.05) 0.62 (0.51-0.74) 1.27 (1.16-1.39) 0.44 (0.27-0.71) 1.57 (1.24-1.98)
Middle (2) 1.12 (0.92-1.37) 0.88 (0.76-1.02) 0.52 (0.36-0.75)
High (3) 1.00 1.00 1.00
Self-rated occupational status
Low (1) 1.12 (0.80-1.55) 0.95 (0.82-1.09) 0.93 (0.74-1.17) 1.04 (0.94-1.15) 1.17 (0.69-1.99) 0.96 (0.74-1.23)
Middle (2) 1.07 (0.90-1.28) 0.93 (0.81-1.06) 1.04 (0.74-1.47)
High (3) 1.00 1.00 1.00
Self -rated health
Bad (1) 11.34 (5.49-23.41) 0.48 (0.42-0.54) 4.62 (3.40-6.28) 0.60 (0.55-0.65) 10.82 (5.83-20.08) 0.49 (0.41-0.59)
Fair (2) 4.31 (3.30-5.62) 2.69 (2.22-3.26) 2.83 (1.63-4.94)
Good (3) 2.01 (1.67-2.42) 1.55 (1.31-1.83) 1.98 (1.19-3.31)
Excellent (4) 1.00 1.00 1.00

OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

* Age adjusted multivariate logistic regressions including all left column variables.

Hansen et al.

Hansen et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:336   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-336

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