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Table 2 Analysis of the PCAT scores between the two groups within each layer before and after PSM

From: Equity in patient experiences of primary care in community health centers using primary care assessment tool: a comparison of rural-to-urban migrants and urban locals in Guangdong, China

  Before PSM After PSM
UEBMI Mean (Sd.) URBMI Mean (Sd.) WMI Mean (Sd.) UEBMI Mean (Sd.) URBMI Mean (Sd.) WMI Mean (Sd.)
Locals Migrants P Locals Migrants P Locals Migrants P Locals Migrants P Locals Migrants P Locals Migrants P
First-contact utilization 2.61
(0.60)
2.64
(0.76)
0.608 2.89
(0.68)
3.31
(0.70)
< 0.001** 2.88
(0.58)
2.72
(0.70)
0.334 2.67
(0.67)
2.64
(0.76)
0.731 3.03
(0.74)
3.14
(0.77)
0.363 2.87
(0.60)
2.60
(0.88)
0.293
First-contact accessibility 1.66
(0.37)
1.76
(0.39)
0.006** 1.58
(0.37)
1.61
(0.39)
0.427 1.63
(0.35)
1.72
(0.37)
0.340 1.71
(0.38)
1.76
(0.39)
0.281 1.61
(0.38)
1.62
(0.40)
0.894 1.63
(0.36)
1.56
(0.32)
0.520
Continuity 2.69
(0.81)
2.30
(0.85)
< 0.001** 2.77
(0.85)
2.32
(0.84)
< 0.001** 2.18
(0.93)
2.45
(0.81)
0.158 2.44
(0.79)
2.29
(0.85)
0.171 2.64
(0.86)
2.40
(0.82)
0.077 2.13
(0.94)
2.28
(0.76)
0.607
Comprehen-siveness 1.90
(0.55)
1.82
(0.58)
0.131 1.71
(0.51)
1.71
(0.48)
0.922 1.86
(0.44)
1.72
(0.47)
0.215 1.84
(0.54)
1.82
(0.58)
0.786 1.70
(0.50)
1.69
(0.40)
0.949 1.83
(0.44)
1.56
(0.37)
0.047*
Coordination of care 1.75
(0.46)
1.96
(0.47)
< 0.001** 1.75
(0.41)
2.04
(0.45)
< 0.001** 1.71
(0.37)
1.97
(0.47)
0.018* 1.80
(0.33)
1.96
(0.47)
0.002** 1.89
(0.43)
1.98
(0.41)
0.148 1.70
(0.38)
1.83
(0.38)
0.312
Family centeredness 1.72
(0.72)
1.86
(0.79)
0.053 1.69
(0.70)
1.73
(0.66)
0.587 1.93
(0.90)
1.74
(0.70)
0.244 1.76
(0.69)
1.87
(0.79)
0.234 1.78
(0.72)
1.80
(0.64)
0.863 1.93
(0.93)
1.42
(0.68)
0.083
Community orientation 1.41
(0.45)
1.52
(0.58)
0.029* 1.37
(0.38)
1.42
(0.40)
0.145 1.49
(0.49)
1.45
(0.41)
0.672 1.47
(0.45)
1.52
(0.58)
0.445 1.42
(0.40)
1.43
(0.38)
0.764 1.52
(0.49)
1.42
(0.48)
0.526
Cultural competence 1.86
(0.95)
1.98
(1.02)
0.218 1.97
(0.97)
2.00
(1.02)
0.692 2.05
(1.17)
2.10
(1.00)
0.839 1.93
(0.97)
1.97
(1.02)
0.746 2.12
(1.03)
2.07
(0.99)
0.758 2.11
(1.18)
2.03
(1.09)
0.827
Total score 13.47
(2.73)
13.63
(3.09)
0.555 13.49
(2.57)
13.68
(2.48)
0.425 13.47
(2.89)
13.64
(2.54)
0.781 13.42
(2.73)
13.63
(3.11)
0.573 13.86
(2.82)
13.77
(2.48)
0.816 13.48
(2.97)
12.63
(2.86)
0.392
  1. Sd. Standard deviation, *p<0.05, **p<0.01
  2. Differences were explored by t-test within each layer between urban locals and rural-to-urban migrants