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Table 3 Individual characteristics of respondents (female respondents ≥15 yrs) n = 1,934

From: Understanding CBHI hospitalisation patterns: a comparison of insured and uninsured women in Gujarat, India

 

Rural

 

Urban

 

Respondent characteristics

Uninsured n = 560

Insured n = 558

p value

Uninsured n = 420

Insured n = 396

p value

 

n

%

n

%

 

n

%

n

%

 

Age group

          

Age 15-24

102

17.3

48

8

<0.001

63

14.7

31

8.5

<0.01

Age 25-34

215

38.7

200

35.8

 

153

33.7

99

24.3

 

Age 35-44

166

28.5

208

37.3

 

117

27.7

152

38.4

 

Age 45-54

60

11.9

83

14.6

 

64

14.8

85

21.7

 

Age 55+

17

3.6

19

4.3

 

23

9.0

29

7.0

 

Education

          

Never studied

308

51.5

353

62.7

0.02

202

43

184

44.3

0.79

Primary (1–5)

99

18.3

92

18.2

 

82

18.3

76

20.6

 

Secondary+

153

30.2

113

19.1

 

136

38.6

136

35.2

 

Marital status

          

Married

530

94.4

495

88.2

<0.01

366

86

311

79.5

0.03

Unmarried/divorced

5

0.8

1

0.3

 

16

4.2

19

4.6

 

Widowed

25

4.8

62

11.5

 

38

9.8

66

15.8

 

Primary occupation

          

Agriculture/Livestock

384

64.4

416

75.9

0.15

11

1.7

8

1.7

0.001

Self-employed/service

71

14.7

74

13.6

 

201

52.1

255

68.5

 

Salaried worker

11

2.4

4

0.7

 

8

1.8

26

5

 

Unemployed

94

18.5

64

9.8

 

200

44.5

107

24.8

 

Reported 30 day morbidity

          

No

508

89.6

477

85.6

 

347

83.6

310

79.6

 

Yes

52

10.4

81

14.4

0.17

73

16.4

86

20.4

0.36

Own health perception

          

Poor

10

1.6

12

2.3

<0.01

11

3.1

8

2.4

0.04

Average

413

71.3

434

77.2

 

264

62.8

288

71.2

 

Very good

137

27.1

112

20.5

 

145

34.1

100

26.5