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Table 1 Utilization of medical travel across income quintiles

From: Evaluation of public subsidy for medical travel: does it protect against household impoverishment?

Indicator Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 overall p value Ratio of Q1:Q5
All travelers 172 154 227 137 125 815   
Financial protection        0.499  
 Subsidized travelers (N = 344) 81 (23.5) 65 (18.9) 93 (27) 59 (17.2) 46 (13.4) 344 (100)   1.8
 Non subsidized travelers (N = 471) 91 (19.3) 89 (18.9) 134 (28.5) 78 (16.6) 79 (16.8) 471 (100)   1.1
Region of residence        < 0.001  
 Central region N = 366 40 (10.9) 57 (15.6) 106 (29) 80 (21.9) 83 (22.7) 366 (100)   0.5
 North region N = 245 69 (28.2) 54 (22) 71 (29) 27 (11) 24 (9.8) 245 (100)   2.9
 South region N = 204 63 (30.9) 43 (21.1) 50 (24.5) 30 (14.7) 18 (8.8) 204 (100)   3.5
Type of tenure        < 0.001  
 Rent free N = 63 17 (27) 13 (20.6) 20 (31.7) 9 (14.3) 4 (6.3) 63 (100)   4.3
 Rented N = 147 7 (4.8) 23 (15.6) 55 (37.4) 41 (27.9) 21 (14.3) 147 (100)   0.3
 Owner occupied N = 605 148 (24.5) 118 (19.5) 152 (25.1) 87 (14.4) 100 (16.5) 605 (100)   1.5
Household size        < 0.001  
 Small (≤5 members) 131 (27.4) 91 (19) 146 (30.5) 65 (13.6) 45 (9.4) 478 (100)   2.9
 Medium (6–10 members) 38 (15.3) 46 (18.5) 68 (27.3) 52 (20.9) 45 (18.1) 249 (100)   0.8
 Large (> 10 members) 3 (3.4) 17 (19.3) 13 (14.8) 20 (22.7) 35 (39.8) 88 (100)   0.1
Length of stay (Median, IQR) 12.5 (9.8,19) 15 (10,20) 15 (10,20) 14 (10,21) 12 (10,21) 14 (10,20) 0.356 1.0
Number of visits (Median, IQR) 1 (1,1.2) 1 (1,2) 1 (1,1) 1 (1,2) 1 (1,1) 1 (1,1) 0.374 1.0
Age (Median, IQR) 48 (36,62) 40.5 (21.2,50) 40 (27.5,53) 37 (20,50) 42 (22,55) 42 (25,54) < 0.001 1.6
  1. Note: P values are from Kuskal-Wallis and chi squared tests