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Table 3 Bivariate analysis

From: Identifying the determinants of health insurance coverage among Peruvian women of reproductive age: an assessment based on the national Peruvian demographic survey of 2017

Variable Health insurance status
Highest educational level attained No Insurance
(% column)
SIS
(% column)
Standard Insurance
(% column)
Chi-square p-value
Primary or no education 13.0 29.2 4.8 < 0.001
Secondary 47.9 51.6 34.4  
Higher but no university 19.6 12.5 26.2  
Higher, university or Postgraduate 19.4 6.7 34.6  
Ethnicity
 Other 3.8 11.1 1.3 < 0.001
 Spanish 96.2 88.9 98.7  
Marital status
 Not currently married 54.2 37.9 45.6 < 0.001
 Currently married 45.8 62.1 57.4  
Place of residence
 Rural 11.3 33.4 4.7 < 0.001
 Urban 88.7 66.6 95.3  
Wealth index
 Poorest 8.3 31.0 1.7 < 0.001
 Poorer 18.8 28.4 10.0  
 Middle 23.7 21.5 19.7  
 Wealthier 26.1 12.8 29.0  
 Wealthiest 23.1 6.3 39.6  
Currently working
 No 36.4 42.4 27.7 < 0.001
 Yes 63.6 57.7 72.3  
Births in last 5 years
 0 79.7 63.4 73.9 < 0.001
 1+ 20.3 36.6 26.1  
Total living children
 0 41.1 26.0 33.1 < 0.001
 1–2 37.4 43.8 27.7  
 3+ 24.5 30.2 18.2  
Household size
 1–3 30.5 26.8 28.9 < 0.001
 4–6 55.7 57.1 59.9  
 7+ 13.8 16.1 11.2  
Age No insurance
Mean (SD)
SIS
Mean (SD)
Standard Insurance
Mean (SD)
Anova (p-value)
15–49 (continuous) 30.61 (9.97) 30.41 (9.85) 33.11 (9.44) < 0.001