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Table 2 Distribution of health resources in the primary care sector (2010 to 2014)

From: Inequality in the distribution of health resources and health services in China: hospitals versus primary care institutions

Year Economic zone Population
(1000 persons)
Geographic area (1000 km2) Primary care institutions Health workers Beds
Per 1000
persons
Per
1000
km2
Per 1000
persons
Per
1000
km2
Per 1000
persons
Per
1000
km2
2010 Total 1333850 9610.300 0.698 207.315 2.381 979.316 0.846 335.204
Eastern 50035 96.518 0.546 343.328 2.282 1902.253 0.692 611.752
Central 52845 208.738 0.707 205.396 2.539 758.200 0.930 281.703
Western 30058 573.225 0.832 83.916 2.367 280.701 0.931 117.369
2011 Total 1340420 9610.300 0.723 209.758 2.496 1012.334 0.868 338.192
Eastern 50405 96.518 0.545 345.298 2.320 1973.743 0.696 607.258
Central 52968 208.738 0.721 209.765 2.562 769.625 0.956 290.618
Western 30185 573.225 0.888 85.509 2.613 292.848 0.969 123.264
2012 Total 1347890 9610.300 0.720 209.793 2.537 1036.512 0.922 351.748
Eastern 50773 96.518 0.545 348.568 2.362 2031.398 0.716 614.744
Central 53139 208.738 0.705 203.854 2.557 771.048 1.031 315.257
Western 30357 573.225 0.890 86.543 2.684 301.510 1.038 134.995
2013 Total 1355160 9610.300 0.716 210.990 2.585 1067.879 0.940 356.560
Eastern 51098 96.518 0.540 351.431 2.424 2107.795 0.714 616.445
Central 53339 208.738 0.701 204.025 2.559 774.800 1.034 318.930
Western 30531 573.225 0.886 86.895 2.750 310.007 1.085 143.418
2014 Total 1362460 9610.300 0.713 212.187 2.604 1085.242 0.958 360.404
Eastern 51418 96.518 0.539 354.795 2.422 2146.990 0.713 613.118
Central 53559 208.738 0.698 203.922 2.562 778.634 1.065 330.572
Western 30699 573.225 0.883 86.972 2.798 316.378 1.112 148.638