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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of populations by enrolment status (from household survey, 1504 household)

From: Assessing effectiveness of a community based health insurance in rural Burkina Faso

Characteristics Members Not members P-value
  N (%) N (%)  
Use of health services    0.000
- Did not use 53 (14.6) 281 (28.6)  
- Have used 310 (85.4) 700 (71.4)  
Education    0.000
- None 148 (40.7) 602 (61.3)  
- At least primary school level 216 (59.3) 380 (38.7)  
Place    0.000
- Nouna town 230 (63.2) 394 (40.1)  
- Nouna villages 134 (36.8) 588 (59.9)  
Asset ownership    0.000
- Most poor 3 (0.8) 235 (23.9)  
- Second quartile 35 (9.6) 235 (23.9)  
- Third quintile 85 (23.4) 198 (20.2)  
- Fourth quintile 116 (31.9) 161 (16.4)  
- Least poor 125 (34.3) 153 (15.6)  
  1. P-values are the level of significance on the Pearson chi-square test between enrolment and covariates. There is no difference by age or sex between members and not members.