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Table 3 Logistic regressions on healthcare service utilizations, AOR (95% CI)

From: Associations between new health conditions and healthcare service utilizations among older adults in the United Kingdom: effects of COVID-19 risks, worse financial situation, and lowered income

  Wave 1 Wave 2
Treatment cancellation Accessible care Treatment cancellation Accessible care
Age AOR 95% CI AOR 95% CI AOR 95% CI AOR 95% CI
 50–64 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference]
 65–84 0.38*** 0.34, 0.42 0.79*** 0.66, 0.94 0.40*** 0.34, 0.46 2.79*** 2.42, 3.21
 ≥85 0.41*** 0.32, 0.53 1.02 0.73, 1.42 0.53*** 0.37, 0.74 2.58*** 1.77, 3.77
Sex
 Female 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference]
 Male 0.46*** 0.41, 0.52 0.72*** 0.60, 0.87 0.63*** 0.54, 0.75 1.15* 0.98, 1.35
Region
 Urban 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference]
 Rural 0.57*** 0.50, 0.65 1.04 0.85, 1.28 0.65*** 0.53, 0.78 1.57*** 1.30, 1.88
Long-standing condition
 No 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference]
 Yes 0.95 0.85, 1.06 0.91 0.76, 1.09 1.31*** 1.11, 1.54 1.19** 1.01, 1.39
COVID-19 risks
 No 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference]
 Yes 0.69 *** 0.59, 0.81 0.84 0.67, 1.07 0.72*** 0.60, 0.86 1.38*** 1.15, 1.65
New health conditions
 No 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference]
 Yes 1.46*** 1.26, 1.68 1.45*** 1.18, 1.78 1.14 0.94, 1.39 0.98 0.80, 1.20
Worse financial situation
 No 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference]
 Yes 0.82** 0.68, 0.98 0.62*** 0.47, 0.82 0.85 0.66, 1.10 0.87 0.68, 1.11
Lowered income
 No 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference] 1[reference]
 Yes 0.55*** 0.45, 0.67 0.84 0.63, 1.13 0.81 0.61, 1.07 1.27* 0.98, 1.66
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  1. AOR Adjusted odds ratio, 95% CI 95% confidence interval
  2. *, **, *** denote significance at 10, 5, and 1% levels, respectively