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Table 2 Annual prevalence and socio-economic profiles of unmet need for outpatient and inpatient services, 2010

From: Prevalence and profiles of unmet healthcare need in Thailand

National prevalence, % Outpatient services Inpatient services
Overall 1.4 0.4
By area   
   Urban 1.1 0.6
   Rural 1.6 0.3
By gender   
   Female 1.6 0.5
   Male 1.3 0.3
By age group   
   Under 5 years 0.3 0.2
   5–14 years 0.5 0.1
   15–59 years 1.6 0.4
   >60 years 2.4 0.7
By geographical region   
   Grater Bangkok 1.0 0.4
   Central 1.4 0.4
   North 1.7 0.5
   Northeast 1.7 0.3
   South 0.9 0.7
By insurance coverage   
   UCS 1.6 0.5
   SHI 1.0 0.2
   CSMBS 0.9 0.3
By asset index quintile   
   Q1 (poorest) 2.6 0.7
   Q2 1.3 0.4
   Q3 1.4 0.3
   Q4 0.7 0.3
   Q5 (richest) 1.1 0.3
  1. Note: p < 0.001 for all comparison categories, sample weight applied.