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Table 1 Population characteristics

From: Prevalence and profiles of unmet healthcare need in Thailand

Characteristic Survey population* Thai population**
  % (95% CI) %
Male 48.7 (48.4-49.0) 49.2
Female 51.3 (51.0-51.6) 50.8
Age   
   0–4 6.8 (6.7-6.9) 6.2
   5–14 14.6 (14.4-14.8) 13.7
   15–59 66.8 (66.5-67.1) 68.4
   >60 11.9 (11.7-12.0) 11.7
Domicile region   
   Bangkok and vicinity 15.6 (14.8 -16.3) 14.0
   Central 19.7 (19.5-19.9) 19.8
   North 18.5 (18.3-18.7) 18.5
   Northeast 32.0 (31.7-32.3) 33.8
   South 14.2 (14.0-14.4) 13.9
Area   
   urban 32.9 (32.6-33.2) N/A
   rural 67.1 (66.8-67.4)  
Insurance coverage   
   UCS 76.4 (76.2-76.6) N/A
   SHI 12.5 (12.3-12.6)  
   CSMBS 11.1 (11.0-11.2)  
Total population, million 63.9 63.7
  1. Note: * Survey population data is extrapolated to the Thai population.
  2. **Thai population 2010, the Ministry of Interior.