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Table 4 Percentage of patients who experienced some type of discrimination by public and private in-patient care

From: Patient experiences and health system responsiveness in South Africa

Reason for discrimination Total Public Private OR (95% CI)
Sex 2.2 2.8 0.3  
Age 3.1 3.9 0.3  
Lack of money 8.2 10.4 1.5  
Social class 6.8 8.6 1.7  
Race 7.0 8.3 3.2  
Type of illness 4.4 5.6 0.6  
Nationality 2.1 2.3 1.6  
Total (Mean, range 0–7) 0.35 0.43 0.11 Private = 1.00 Public = 1.80 (1.17–2.76)**