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Table 4 Unadjusted and adjusted rates of self-perceived medical unmet needs, overall and by category of reasons, by macro-area (and rank order in parentheses)

From: Geographical variation of unmet medical needs in Italy: a multivariate logistic regression analysis

Macro area Overall Availability Accessibility Acceptability
  Unadjusted Adjusted Unadjusted Adjusted Unadjusted Adjusted Unadjusted Adjusted
North-West 4.9 (4) 3.9 (4) 20.6 (3) 22.5 (3) 45.1 (2) 36.9 (3) 25.8 (4) 27.4 (4)
North-East 4.6 (5) 3.6 (5) 16.7 (5) 18.1 (5) 36.4 (5) 28.9 (5) 34.3 (1) 36.3 (1)
Centre 6.2 (3) 5.0 (3) 25.1 (2) 26.7 (1) 39.6 (4) 33.0 (4) 25.8 (3) 26.0 (5)
South 10.6 (1) 8.7 (1) 19.9 (4) 21.2 (4) 52.2 (1) 42.3 (1) 24.1 (5) 28.4 (3)
Islands 9.0 (2) 7.3 (2) 25.8 (1) 25.7 (2) 44.5 (3) 37.8 (2) 26.8 (2) 29.5 (2)
  1. Note: All results are weighted.
  2. Rates are adjusted for sex, age, education, marital status, employment status, equivalised income quintile, health status, chronic conditions, limitations in daily activities.
  3. 1 = highest rate of unmet needs; 5 = lowest rate of unmet needs.