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Table 3 Use of medical services in Thailand in the previous 12 months

From: Cross-border movement of older patients: a descriptive study on health service use of Japanese retirees in Thailand

  Bangkok (n = 25) Chiang Mai (n = 59) Other (n = 22) Total (n = 106)
n % n % n % n %
Type of hospital/clinics (Multiple answer)
 Private 24 96.0 52 88.1 17 77.3 93 87.7
 Public 4 16.0 15 25.4 5 22.7 24 22.6
Frequency of doctor visit
 At least once a month 7 28.0 16 27.1 5 22.7 28 26.4
 Less than once a month 18 72.0 40 67.8 17 77.3 75 70.8
Admission to hospitals
 Admitted 7 28.0 13 22.0 3 13.6 23 21.7
 Not admitted 18 72.0 41 69.5 17 77.3 76 71.7
Length of stay (days) (n = 23)
 Median (Q1-Q3) 3 (2–5) 4 (2–17.5) 3 (3–4) 3 (2–6)