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Table 2 Descriptive and bivariate analysis of the health variables by percentages of usual source of care (USC)

From: The effect of the Family Health Strategy on usual source of care in Brazil: data from the 2013 National Health Survey (PNS 2013)

  Usual source of care N = 60.202 Types of usual source of care N = 60.202
Characteristics Total Any (% of total) None (% of total) χ2 p value Primary Health Care provider (% of total) χ2 p value Private Provider (% of total) χ2 p value Not emergency care (% of total) χ2 p value Emergency room/urgent care χ2 p value
Health Variables
Self-Report of Health Status
 Fair/poor 32,24 74,68 25.32 0.60 42,14 0.00 11,52 0.00 64,18 0.00 10,50 0.00
 Excellent/very good/good 67,76 74,34 25.66   32,41   20,31   60,78   13,56  
Reporting of chronic disease
 No 64,66 72,21 27.79 0.00 34,60 0.00 16,32 0.00 59,60 0.00 12,62 0.82
 Yes 35,34 78,55 21.45   37,27   19,58   66,05   12,50  
Reporting of two or more chronic
 No 87,29 73,60 26.40 0.00 35,12 0.00 17,24 0.02 61,19 0.00 12,41 0.08
 Yes 12,71 80,29 19.71   38,50   19,09   66,60   13,68  
Enrolled in private insurance (PI)
 No 73,6 73,18 26.82 0.00 44,95 0.00 6,54 0.00 61,86 0.96 11,31 0.00
 Yes 26,4 78,01 21.99   9,33   47,96   61,91   16,09  
Enrolled in the Family Health Strategy (FHS)
 No 45,39 71,62 28.38 0.00 23,18 0.00 24,86 0.00 56,11 0.00 15,51 0.00
 Yes 54,61 76,80 23.20   45,82   11,34   66,67   10,13  
Level of enrollment FHS
 Not enrolled 45,39 71,62 28.38 0.00 23,18 0.00 24,86 0.00 56,11 0.00 15,51 0.00
 Incipient 20,41 75,23 24.77   40,20   13,96   63,33   11,89  
 Consolidated 34,20 77,74 22.26   49,18   9,77   68,65   9,08  
Type of health care coverage
 No FHS, no PI 29,09 68,09 31.91 0.00 33,55 0.00 9,44 0.00 53,46 0.00 14,62 0.00
 Only FHS 44,51 76,50 23.50   52,40   4,65   67,35   9,15  
 FHS and PI 10,10 78,11 21.89   16,84   40,80   63,63   14,48  
 Only PI 16,30 77,94 22.26   4,67   53,39   60,85   17,09  
  1. P values from Pearson χ2 tests; FHS = Family Health Strategy; PI = private health insurance; Incipient FHS = enrollment for less than 1 year or did not have regular visits by community health worker in the last year; Consolidated FHS = enrollment for 1 year or more and with regular visits by community health worker in the last year