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Table 2 The differences of individual level characteristics by BPHS provision in China

From: Determinants of basic public health services provision by village doctors in China: using non-communicable diseases management as an example

Variables Low-level BPHS (n = 170) Percentage (%) High-level BPHS (n = 979) Percentage (%) P value b
Gender    0.002
 Male 65.9 76.8  
 Female 34.1 23.2  
Age (years)    0.030
 20–39 30.6 29.8  
 40–59 45.9 54.4  
 60 + 23.5 15.8  
Education    <0.001
  ≤ Junior high school 24.1 11.0  
 Secondary school 65.3 68.6  
  > Secondary school 10.6 20.3  
Average monthly income (CNY) c    <0.001
 Low 49.5 31.5  
 Ordinary 22.9 34.5  
 High 27.6 34.0  
Frequency of training in last 3 years a 11.5 12.9 0.049
Monthly public health care subsidy (CNY) c    <0.001
 None 17.6 13.2  
 1–300 74.2 56.4  
 More than 300 8.2 30.4  
Integrated Management    <0.001
 Low 82.4 43.0  
 High 17.6 57.0  
NCMS-contracted    <0.001
 No 70.0 24.8  
 Yes 30.0 75.2  
  1. a Training opportunity last 3 years is a continuous variable, presented by mean instead of percentage
  2. b P value by chi-square test in categorical variables and t-test in continuous variables
  3. c USD $1 = CNY 6.199 (June 1, 2015)