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Table 2 Summary statistics of variables in URRBMI and NCMS

From: The comparison of healthcare utilization inequity between URRBMI and NCMS in rural China

  URRBMI NCMS χ2 P value
Healthcare utilization
 One-month outpatient visit 734 (20.43) 1072 (19.82) 0.501 0.479
 inpatient visit 471 (13.11) 687 (12.70) 0.320 0.571
Health needs
 Gender    0.489 0.485
  Male 1720 (47.87) 2630 (48.62)   
  Female 1873 (52.13) 2779 (51.38)   
 Age    0.0716 0.789
  45–60 1764 (49.10) 2640 (48.81)   
  60+ 1829 (50.90) 2769 (51.19)   
 Self-assessed Health    4.996 0.288
  Excellent 38 (1.06) 60 (1.11)   
  Very Good 385 (10.72) 555 (10.26)   
  Good 396 (11.02) 599 (11.07)   
  Fair 1955 (54.41) 2856 (52.80)   
  Poor 819 (22.79) 1339 (24.76)   
 Chronic    2.550 0.110
  Sick 2738 (76.20) 4200 (77.65)   
  Not Sick 855 (23.80) 1209 (22.35)   
Socioeconomic factors
 Marital Status    0.228 0.633
  Married/cohabiting 3164 (88.06) 4745 (87.72)   
  Single/divorced/widowed 429 (11.94) 664 (12.28)   
 Education    8.563 0.036
  illiterate 844 (23.49) 1416 (26.18)   
  Primary 1308 (36.40) 1925 (35.59)   
  Junior/Senior High School 718 (19.98) 1028 (19.01)   
  College or Higher 723 (20.12) 1040 (19.23)   
 Per capita Household Income    72.514 0.000
  The Lowest 697 (19.40) 1103 (20.39)   
  The Second 603 (16.78) 1156 (21.37)   
  The Third 674 (18.76) 1166 (21.56)   
  The Fourth 778 (21.65) 1000 (18.49)   
  The Highest 841 (23.41) 984 (18.19)   
 Region    25.109 0.000
  East 1283 (35.71) 1703 (31.48)   
  Central 1184 (32.95) 1762 (32.58)   
  West 1126 (31.34) 1944 (35.94)   
 Community    0.096 0.757
  Town central, city zone or zone between them 184 (5.12) 285 (5.27)   
  Zhenxiang area, special area, township central or village 3409 (94.88) 5124 (94.73)   
  Sample size 3593 5409   
  1. The per capita of household income is divided into five quintiles, 0 ≤ the lowest ≤17; 17 < the second ≤495; 495 < the third ≤2587; 2587 < the fourth ≤9992; and the highest > 9992, unit (Yuan)