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Table 3 Median shortest road travel distance from patients’ homes to health facilities, overall and by valve type

From: Effect of distance to health facility on the maintenance of INR therapeutic ranges in rheumatic heart disease patients from Cape Town: no evidence for an association

  n (%) Median km  
All patients
Out of therapeutic range 66 (49.6) 3.75 (0.4–50.8) p = 0.78
In therapeutic range 67 (50.4) 3.50 (0.2–30.8)  
Total 133 (100)   
Mechanical valve = yes    
Out of therapeutic range 58 (55) 3.90 (0.4–50.8) p = 0.81
In therapeutic range 47 (45) 3.50 (0.2–30.8)  
Total 105 (100)   
Mechanical valve = no    
Out of therapeutic range 8 (29) 2.75 (1.2–18.2) p = 0.84
In therapeutic range 20 (71) 3.45 (1.0–24.0)  
Total 28 (100)   
  1. n number of observations, % percentage, km kilometres
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