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Table 2 Health services utilization among elderly migrants in China, n (%)

From: Status and determinants of health services utilization among elderly migrants in China

Variables Male Female Total
Health-seeking Behavior for Diseases with Minor Symptoms
 Doctor visits 3030 (44.3%) 2904 (46.8%) 5934 (45.5%)
 Self-medication 3664 (53.6%) 3183 (51.3%) 6847 (52.5%)
 Not taking any measures 144 (2.1%) 118 (1.9%) 262 (2.0%)
Hospitalization if Recommended
 Yes 533 (81.5%) 516 (82.0%) 1049 (81.8%)
 No 121 (18.5%) 113 (18.0%) 234 (18.2%)
Inpatient Care
 Local hospital 372 (69.8%) 379 (73.4%) 751 (71.6%)
 Hometown hospital 96 (18.0%) 93 (18.0%) 189 (18.0%)
 Others 65 (12.2%) 44 (8.5%) 109 (10.4%)