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Table 1 Demographic, socioeconomic, and health measures of the respondents in Guangdong Province by type of healthcare facilities

From: Types of health care facilities and the quality of primary care: a study of characteristics and experiences of Chinese patients in Guangdong Province, China

  Total County hospital Rural CHC Tertiary hospital 2ndary hospital Urban CHC
N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
N 796 ~ 864 136 ~ 161 179 ~ 190 153 ~ 164 73 ~ 80 255 ~ 269
Sex**
 Female 511 (59.1) 83 (51.6) 103 (54.2) 90 (54.9) 54 (67.5) 181 (67.3)
 Male 353 (40.9) 78 (48.4) 87 (45.8) 74 (45.1) 26 (32.5) 88 (32.7)
Age**
  < 18 126 (14.6) 37 (23.0) 37 (19.5) 20 (12.2) 7 (8.8) 25 (9.3)
 18 ~ 44 125 (14.5) 13 (8.1) 20 (10.5) 12 (7.3) 11 (13.8) 69 (25.7)
 45 ~ 64 376 (43.5) 87 (54.0) 65 (34.2) 99 (60.4) 36 (45.0) 89 (33.1)
  ≥ 65 237 (27.4) 24 (14.9) 68 (35.8) 33 (20.1) 26 (32.5) 86 (32.0)
Marital status**
 Not married 261 (30.2) 65 (40.4) 65 (34.2) 53 (32.3) 19 (23.8) 59 (21.9)
 Married 603 (69.8) 96 (59.6) 125 (65.8) 111 (67.7) 61 (76.2) 210 (78.1)
Residence**
 Rural 351 (40.6) 161 (100) 190 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Urban 513 (59.4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 164 (100) 80 (100) 269 (100)
Migrant**
 Yes 400 (46.3) 89 (55.3) 65 (34.2) 90 (54.9) 42 (52.5) 114 (42.4)
 No 464 (53.7) 72 (44.7) 125 (65.8) 74 (45.1) 38 (47.5) 155 (57.6)
Education**
  ≤ Middle school 402 (47.3) 73 (45.9) 135 (73.4) 40 (24.7) 37 (47.4) 117 (44.0)
 High school 168 (19.8) 29 (18.2) 32 (17.4) 24 (14.8) 14 (17.9) 69 (25.9)
 Technical/college 182 (21.4) 32 (20.1) 16 (8.7) 54 (33.3) 21 (26.9) 59 (22.2)
  ≥ Undergraduate 97 (11.4) 25 (15.7) 1 (0.5) 44 (27.2) 8 (7.7) 21 (7.9)
Occupation**
 Unemployed 438 (50.7) 85 (52.8) 81 (42.6) 55 (33.5) 42 (52.5) 175 (65.1)
 Farmer 101 (11.7) 15 (9.3) 49 (25.8) 9 (11.2) 9 (11.2) 19 (7.1)
 Worker 325 (37.6) 61 (37.9) 60 (31.6) 29 (36.2) 29 (36.2) 75 (27.9)
Insurance**
 Uninsured 324 (37.5) 84 (52.2) 63 (33.2) 67 (40.9) 36 (45.0) 74 (27.5)
 Rural 195 (22.6) 69 (42.9) 126 (66.3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Urban 297 (34.4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 77 (47.0) 38 (47.5) 182 (67.7)
 Other 48 (5.6) 8 (5.0) 1 (0.5) 20 (12.2) 6 (7.5) 13 (4.8)
Income**
 Low 160 (18.5) 33 (20.5) 81 (42.6) 9 (5.5) 10 (12.5) 27 (10.0)
 Median 475 (55.0) 82 (50.9) 85 (44.7) 89 (54.3) 42 (52.5) 177 (65.8)
 High 161 (18.6) 21 (13.0) 13 (6.8) 55 (33.5) 21 (26.2) 51 (19.0)
Health status**
 Fair/poor 347 (40.2) 43 (26.7) 88 (46.3) 64 (39.0) 29 (36.2) 123 (45.7)
 G/VG/E 517 (59.8) 118 (73.3) 102 (53.7) 100 (61.0) 51 (63.8) 146 (54.3)
Chronic condition**
 No 661 (76.5) 138 (85.7) 147 (77.4) 130 (79.3) 60 (75.0) 186 (69.1)
 Yes 203 (23.5) 23 (14.3) 43 (22.6) 34 (20.7) 20 (25.0) 83 (30.9)
  1. *P < .05. **p < .01, based on Chi-square test of difference across healthcare settings