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Table 5 Comparison of health care use between 15 to 19 year olds and 20 to 24 year olds in Saudi Arabia, 2013

From: The health of Saudi youths: current challenges and future opportunities

Health care Time range 15-19 years 20-24 years P value
N Percent SE N Percent SE
Routine checkup Within 12 months 84 7.3 1.0 118 10.6 1.2 <0.001
1 to 5 years 64 5.2 0.8 108 9.4 1.1
Never or >5 yr earlier 993 87.5 1.3 861 80.0 1.5
Hospital Within 12 months 481 46.7 1.9 460 43.4 2.0 0.347
1 to 5 years 216 17.7 1.5 224 20.5 1.6
Never or >5 yr earlier 427 35.6 1.8 386 36.1 1.9
Outpatient clinic Within 12 months 499 46.1 1.9 451 39.7 2.0 0.045
1 to 5 years 195 15.8 1.4 200 19.5 1.6
Never or >5 yr earlier 416 38.1 1.8 401 40.8 2.0
Physician office visit Within 12 months 483 42.8 1.9 455 42.0 2.0 0.787
1 to 5 years 158 12.7 1.3 143 14.0 1.5
Never or >5 yr earlier 449 44.5 1.9 427 44.0 2.0
Oral examination Within 12 months 103 9.1 1.1 151 13.2 1.3 0.014
Never or >1 yr earlier 1112 90.9 1.1 996 86.8 1.3