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Table 1 Sample size and age-sex demographics of the last three rounds of THS

From: Under-reporting of inpatient services utilisation in household surveys – a population-based study in Hong Kong

  Sept – Nov 1999 Jan – May 2001 May – July 2002
No. of households successfully enumerated 10,057 10,046 10,015 (and 2,111 institutional residents)
Response rate 77% 76% 78% (97%)
  No. of individuals No. of individuals No. of individuals
Age (years)    
Less than 5 1,506 1,298 1,108
5 – 14 4,682 4,385 3,849
15 – 24 4,875 4,808 3,974
25 – 34 5,471 5,418 4,360
35 – 44 6,684 6,472 5,774
45 – 54 4,420 4,856 4,551
55 – 64 2,514 2,493 2,524
65 or above 3,611 3,879 5,532
Sex    
Male 16,601 16,484 15,321
Female 17,162 17,125 16,351
Total 33,763 33,609 31,672