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Table 2 The influence of the covariates on the patients’ experiences

From: The institutional primary healthcare service quality and patients’ experiences in Chinese community health centres: results from the Greater Bay Area study, China

  n(%) PCAT score (mean ± SD) β 95%CI P value
Age (years)
  ≤ 60 583(37.2) 3.09 ± 0.59    
  > 60 985(62.8) 3.25 ± 0.62 0.139 0.070 ~ 0.208  < 0.001
Sex
 Male 693(44.2) 3.15 ± 0.63    
 Female 875(55.8) 3.22 ± 0.60 0.07 0.011 ~ 0.128 0.020
Education
  ≤ middle school 1160(74.1) 3.22 ± 0.61    
  ≥ College 406(25.9) 3.08 ± 0.60 -0.106 -0.183 ~ -0.029 0.007
Annual family income (RMB, yuan)
  < 150,000 727(46.36) 3.22 ± 0.60    
 150,000 841(53.64) 3.16 ± 0.63 -0.058 -0.117 ~ 0.002 0.058
Medical insurance
 Urban resident 226(14.4) 2.85 ± 0.45    
 Employee 1301(83.0) 3.25 ± 0.62 0.457 0.373 ~ 0.541  < 0.001
 Business insurance 41(2.6) 2.97 ± 0.60 0.208 0.011 ~ 0.405 0.039
  1. Abbreviations: CI Confidence interval, PCAT Primary Care Assessment Tools