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Table 3 Gini coefficients of population and geographic distribution of health resources (2010–2014)

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

Gini coefficient Year Hospital sector Primary care sector
Institutions Health workers Beds Institutions Health workers Beds
Population size 2010 0.44 0.28 0.26 0.23 0.43 0.04
2011 0.41 0.26 0.24 0.27 0.43 0.04
2012 0.36 0.24 0.18 0.27 0.45 0.02
2013 0.37 0.23 0.18 0.27 0.45 0.07
2014 0.36 0.23 0.17 0.26 0.45 0.07
Geographic size 2010 0.86 0.90 0.88 0.77 0.81 0.82
2011 0.86 0.89 0.87 0.78 0.81 0.81
2012 0.83 0.89 0.83 0.78 0.83 0.81
2013 0.81 0.89 0.82 0.78 0.84 0.81
2014 0.81 0.88 0.82 0.89 0.88 0.81