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Table 3 Percentage of patients who experienced some type of discrimination by public and private out-patient care

From: Patient experiences and health system responsiveness in South Africa

Out-patient care     
Reason for discrimination Total Public Private OR (95% CI)
Sex 3.3 4.9 0.7  
Age 5.9 8.8 1.3  
Lack of money 11.9 15.9 5.3  
Social class 9.3 13.3 3.0  
Race 6.4 7.8 4.2  
Type of illness 6.3 9.0 2.0  
Nationality 4.3 5.7 2.1  
Total (Mean, range 0–7) 0.44 0.57 0.21 Private = 1.00 Public = 1.49 (1.09–2.03)*