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Table 4 Basic information of study sites

From: Cost-effectiveness analysis of neonatal hearing screening program in china: should universal screening be prioritized?

Provinces Beijing Shandong Hebei Zhejiang Guangdong Henan Jiangxi Guangxi
Populationa 16,330,000 93,670,000 69,430,000 50,600,000 94,490,000 93,600,000 4,368,000 47,680,000
Birth rate (per 1,000)a 8.32 11.11 13.33 11.26 11.96 11.26 13.86 14.19
No. of live births per yeara 135,866 1,040,674 925,502 1,053,936 1,130,100 1,053,936 605,405 676,579
GDP per capita (Int$)b 16,644.25 7,951.80 5,684.11 10,698.20 9,479.99 4,578.86 3,612.58 3,590.28
Life expectancya 76.1 73.92 72.54 74.7 73.27 71.54 68.95 71.29
Development statusc Developed Developed Developed Developed Developed Moderately developed Moderately developed Less developed
No. of screening facilitiesa 548 1,402 1,296 722 1,154 1,341 602 553
No. of diagnosis centersa 6 17 11 11 21 17 11 14
No. of rehabilitation facilitiesa 12 14 8 8 15 10 6 5
Coverage rated 97.8% 83.3% 91.3% 83.3% 97.0% 24.5% 30.5% 50.2%
Diagnosis rated 97.4% 68.3% 60.0% 60.0% 75.0% 30.2% 48.2% 21.4%
Intervention rated 77.1% 72.5% 76.1% 70.0% 75.0% 23.8% 33.3% 23.9%
Proportion of benefit population 73.4% 41.3% 41.7% 35.0% 54.6% 1.8% 4.9% 2.6%
  1. Data source:
  2. a: Ministry of Health of the People's Republic of China [17].
  3. b: International Monetary Fund [39].
  4. c: Ministry of Health of the People's Republic of China [35].
  5. d: Provincial data