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Table 3 Health problems of respondents and all family members

From: Health status and health service utilization in remote and mountainous areas in Vietnam

  Male Female Total p
  N % N % N %  
Health status of respondents (last 6 mo.)
 No disease 10 13.16 7 5.65 17 8.5 0.11
 One disease 22 28.94 41 33.06 63 31.5
 Two diseases 31 40.79 63 50.81 94 47.0
 More than two diseases 13 17.11 13 10.48 26 13.0
Type of health problems        
 Flu, cold, fever or headache symptoms 29 38.16 54 43.55 83 41.5 0.45
 Cardiovascular disease 10 13.16 12 9.68 22 11 0.44
 Respiratory disease 17 22.37 18 14.52 35 17.5 0.16
 Gastrointestinal disease 20 26.32 34 27.42 54 27 0.86
 Musculoskeletal disease 26 34.21 48 38.71 74 37 0.52
 Others 22 28.95 42 33.87 64 32 0.47
Frequency of having illness and health problems by all family members
 <5 times 30 39.47 42 33.87 72 36 0.65
 5–9 times 15 19.74 34 27.42 49 24.5
 10–15 times 24 31.58 36 29.03 60 30
 >15 times 7 9.21 12 9.68 19 9.5
Frequency of seeking health care services by all family members
 Not need 10 13.16 19 15.32 29 14.5 0.45
 1–3 times 41 53.95 77 62.1 118 59
 4–5 times 17 10.53 18 14.52 35 17.5
 >5 times 8 9.21 10 8.06 18 9