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Table 3 Distribution of health facilities visited by rural patients with chronic diseases in Shandong and Ningxia

From: Evaluating the financial protection of patients with chronic disease by health insurance in rural China

  Shandong Ningxia
  NCMS Non-NCMS NCMS Non-NCMS
Total No. of chronically patients 1767 134 1773 270
No. of patients who did not seek any treatment 229(12.96%)* 14(10.45%)* 224(12.63%)# 21(7.78%)#
No. of patients visited village clinic 911(51.56%) 46(34.33%) 424(23.91%) 75(27.78%)
No. of patients visited Township health centre 432(24.45%) 23(17.16%) 456(25.72%) 70(25.93%)
No. of patients visited County Hospital 452(25.58%) 43(32.09%) 917(51.72%) 147(54.44%)
No. of patients visited drug stores 1076(60.89%) 98(73.13%) 1322(74.56%) 177(65.56%)
  1. Note: *X2 = 1.881, p = 0.170; # X2 = 8.406, p = 0.004