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Table 2 Bivariate analysis on no-show status and other covariates

From: No-shows to primary care appointments: subsequent acute care utilization among diabetic patients

N = 8787   N (%) No-show to last Pvalue*
    scheduled appointment  
    N (%)  
Gender Female 5268(59.9%) 827(15.7%) 0.14
  Male 3519(40.1%) 594(16.9%)  
Age 18–30 314(3.6%) 87(27.7%) <0.0001
  31–45 1676(19.1%) 359(21.4%)  
  46–70 5695(64.8%) 837(14.7%)  
  ≥ 71 1102(12.5%) 138(12.5%)  
Race Black 3655(41.6%) 647(17.7%) <0.0001
  Other 782(8.9%) 172(22.0%)  
  Unknown 383(4.4%) 67(17.5%)  
  White 3967(45.2%) 535(13.5%)  
Insurance Medicaid 779(8.9%) 169(21.7%) <0.0001
  Medicare 2746(31.3%) 365(13.3%)  
  Self-pay 471(5.4%) 135(28.7%)  
  County 2792(31.8%) 498(17.8%)  
Tax-funded    
Program
  Commercial Insurance 1999(22.8%) 254(12.7%)  
Cardiovascular Yes 1313(14.9%) 200(15.2%) 0.32
  No 7474(85.1%) 1221(16.3%)  
Nephropathy Yes 526(6.0%) 83(15.8%) 0.80
  No 8261(94.0%) 1338(16.2%)  
Charlson Score 1 6495(73.9%) 1064(16.4%) 0.38
  2 1497(17.0%) 242(16.2%)  
  3+ 795(9.1%) 115(14.5%)  
ED visits within 6 months prior to last scheduled primary care appointment Yes 2584(29.4%) 553(21.4%) <0.0001
  No 6203(70.6%) 868(14.0%)  
Hospital admissions within 6 months prior to last scheduled primary care appointment Yes 1081(12.3%) 288(26.6%) <0.0001
  No 7706(87.7%) 1133(14.7%)  
  1. *P values are from chi-square test.