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Table 4 Odd ratios of having received at least one medical consultation in the last month, have been hospitalised in the last 12 months, or have received drug prescription in the last 15 days

From: Self-rated health as a valid indicator for health-equity analyses: evidence from the Italian health interview survey

  Received at least one medical specialist consultation in the four weeks Hospitalized at least once in the last year Received drug prescriptions in the last two weeks
OR 95% C.I. OR 95% C.I. OR 95% C.I.
lower upper lower upper lower upper
Chronic Diseases
 Asthma 1199 1194 1203 1132 0,921 1391 1255 1067 1476
 Chronic bronchitis 1267 1262 1271 1204 1010 1437 1152 0,986 1347
 Myocardial infarction 1490 1483 1498 1981 1585 2477 1879 1450 2434
 Angina pectoris 1275 1269 1281 1642 1332 2024 1019 0,814 1277
 Hypertension 1200 1198 1202 1005 0,894 1129 2692 2484 2917
 Stroke 0,904 0,899 0,909 1636 1263 2121 1007 0,751 1350
 Arthrosis and arthritis 1131 1129 1133 0,940 0,827 1067 1203 1097 1320
 Diabetes 1374 1370 1377 1111 0,955 1292 1503 1321 1711
 Cirrhosis of the liver 0,587 0,579 0,595 1898 1054 3421 0,978 0,505 1893
 Kidney failure 1246 1239 1254 1576 1174 2115 1162 0,834 1619
 Depression 1455 1449 1460 0,875 0,709 1079 1709 1413 2067
 Chronic anxiety 0,902 0,898 0,906 1339 1064 1685 1252 0,999 1570
 Malignant tumour 2567 2556 2579 3126 2547 3837 1724 1375 2162
 Alzheimer’s disease 0,756 0,751 0,761 0,883 0,660 1181 1244 0,911 1699
 Parkinson’s disease 0,972 0,963 0,981 0,764 0,485 1203 1149 0,702 1882
Self-rated health
 Very well 0,635 0,633 0,637 0,500 0,397 0,630 0,509 0,459 0,564
 Well 1 1 1
 Fair 1681 1678 1684 1981 1744 2251 1734 1603 1875
 Bad 3105 3095 3114 4254 3601 5026 2310 1997 2671
 Very bad 2455 2442 2467 6087 4756 7791 2352 1795 3082
Demographics
 30–34 1 1 1
 35–39 0,995 0,991 0,999 1411 1026 1941 1040 0,876 1235
 40–44 0,970 0,966 0,974 1114 0,814 1524 1203 1025 1412
 45–49 0,974 0,970 0,978 1158 0,854 1571 1302 1112 1523
 50–54 1057 1053 1061 1037 0,762 1410 1447 1237 1693
 55–59 0,941 0,937 0,945 1204 0,888 1633 1805 1539 2118
 60–64 0,973 0,969 0,977 1448 1072 1956 2211 1880 2600
 65–69 1018 1014 1022 1248 0,920 1692 2338 1981 2759
 70–74 1033 1029 1038 1573 1156 2140 2567 2153 3061
 75–79 0,970 0,966 0,975 1456 1067 1988 2692 2237 3240
 80–84 1067 1062 1072 1714 1247 2356 2669 2181 3268
 85 + 0,761 0,757 0,764 1782 1291 2460 2695 2179 3333
Sex
 Male 1 1 1
 Female 1396 1394 1399 0,931 0,841 1031 1299 1219 1384
Geographic area
 North west 1 1 1
 North East 1022 1020 1025 1025 0,887 1183 1153 1053 1263
 Centre 0,996 0,994 0,999 0,937 0,809 1085 1019 0,928 1118
 South 0,693 0,692 0,695 0,798 0,690 0,922 0,865 0,790 0,947
 Islands 0,814 0,811 0,816 0,960 0,805 1146 0,750 0,667 0,844