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Table 2 Analysis on hospitalization rates of 356 TB patients

From: High admission rates and heavy inpatient service costs of urban tuberculosis patients in eastern China

Variables Total patients Inpatients Hospitalization rate (%) Chi-Square P-value
Gender
 Male 270 177 65.6 5.740 0.017
 Female 86 44 51.2   
Age
  < 30 70 40 57.1 4.444 0.217
 30~44 48 26 54.2   
 45~59 99 69 69.7   
 60~ 139 86 61.9   
Occupation
 Mental labourer 34 22 64.7 2.691 0.442
 Manual labourer 154 89 57.8   
 Retire 146 94 64.4   
 Unknown 22 16 72.7   
Patient category
 New cases 304 183 60.2 3.129 0.077
 Previously treated cases 52 38 73.1   
Residence
 Native 203 130 64.0 0.771 0.380
 Migration in China 153 91 59.5   
Sputum smear test
 Negative cases 189 92 48.7 30.738 0.000
 Positive cases 167 129 77.2   
Health Insurance
 URBMI 136 80 58.8 7.893 0.048
 UEBMI 161 96 59.6   
 Student 13 12 92.3   
 Without insurance 46 33 71.7