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Table 4 The relative probability of choosing hospitals to choosing non-hospital settings as the type of major health facility used for prenatal care

From: The influences of Taiwan's National Health Insurance on women's choice of prenatal care facility: Investigation of differences between rural and non-rural areas

  The probability of choosing a specific type of setting (%) The relative probability of choosing hospitals to choosing non-hospital settings The change in the relative probability from 1990–1992
Year Medical centres or regional hospitals Local hospitals Non-hospital settings Medical centres or regional hospitals Local hospitals Medical centres or regional hospitals Local hospitals
       Point estimate 95%CI Point estimate 95%CI
Rural areas          
1990–1992 10.6 56.3 33.1 0.32 1.70     
1993–1995 11.8 49.4 38.8 0.30 1.27 0.95 (0.19, 4.73) 0.75 (0.29, 1.95)
1996–1997 14.6 56.1 29.3 0.50 1.92 1.55 (0.38, 6.41) 1.13 (0.47, 2.71)
1998–1999 32.8 51.4 15.8 2.08 3.25 6.54 * (1.55, 27.62) 1.92 (0.73, 5.05)
Non-rural areas          
1990–1992 25.2 30.2 44.6 0.57 0.68     
1993–1995 24.9 31.0 44.0 0.57 0.70 1.00 (0.58, 1.72) 1.04 (0.61, 1.78)
1996–1997 28.6 35.0 36.4 0.79 0.96 1.39 (0.83, 2.33) 1.42 (0.86, 2.34)
1998–1999 25.4 33.2 41.4 0.61 0.80 1.08 (0.62, 1.91) 1.19 (0.70, 2.04)
  1. * p < 0.05.