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Table 3 Comparison of self-reported health parameters between people with and without disability

From: Access to health care and employment status of people with disabilities in South India, the SIDE (South India Disability Evidence) study

Parameter People with disability People without disability
  N % N %
Total (1992) 839 42.1 1153 57.9
Needed to visit hospital in past year 154 18.4 101 8.8
  Pearson chi2(1) =40.0562; P < =0.001
Ever hospitalized 149 17.8 58 5.0
  Pearson chi2(1) =84.4992; P <0.001
Currently on medication 79 9.4 59 5.1
  Pearson chi2(1) =13.9189; P <0.001
Suffers from diabetes 105 12.5 8 0.7
  Pearson chi2(1) =126.8201; P < =0.001
Suffers from hypertension 10 1.3 10 1.0
  Pearson chi2(1) =1.7310 P =0.421
Suffers from convulsions 105 12.5 8 0.7
  Pearson chi2(1) =126.8201; P < 0.001
Suffers from depression 174 20.7 28 2.4
  Pearson chi2(1) =178.6808; P < 0.001