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Table 2 Characteristics for 76 provinces in Thailand in 2013 (n = 76)

From: Assessment of population coverage of hypertension screening in Thailand based on the effective coverage framework

  Mean SD Min Max
Midyear population (million) 0.8 0.47 0.2 2.6
Age group (%)     
 1–14 year 19.0 2.83 13.3 27.6
 60 year and over 13.4 2.15 8.9 18.6
Education     
 Literacy (%) 95.3 5.72 72.1 99.6
Economics     
 Gross Provincial Product (100,000) per Capita 1.4 1.40 0.4 10.3
Living area (%)     
 Urban 34.4 15.03 11.3 74.5
Public health resources     
 Density of primary care unit per sq.km. 51.3 27.83 8.2 178.6
 Population (1000) per primary care unit 6.1 2.74 3.3 17.9
 Population (1000) per physician 4.2 1.41 1.8 12.0
 Population (1000) per nurse 0.6 0.21 0.3 1.4
 Population (1000) per public health personnel 1.6 0.57 0.7 3.8