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Table 2 Comparison of characteristics among patients in two districts

From: The willingness of patients to make the first visit to primary care institutions and its influencing factors in Beijing medical alliances: a comparative study of Beijing’s medical resource-rich and scarce regions

Characteristics Total
(N = 1221)
N(%)
District D(N = 475)
N(%)
District F(N = 746)
N(%)
P Value
χ2 test
Gender     0.97
 Male 556(45.54) 216(45.47) 340(45.58)  
 Female 665(54.46) 259(54.53) 406(54.42)
Age (years)     < 0.001
 0–20 4(0.33) 3(0.63) 1(0.13)  
 21–40 200(16.38) 58(12.21) 142(19.03)
 41–60 578(47.34) 223(46.95) 355(47.59)
 61–80 414(33.91) 176(37.05) 238(31.9)
 81–100 25(2.05) 15(3.16) 10(1.34)
Registered permanent residence     0.67
 The city’s downtown 1075(88.04) 423(89.05) 652(87.4)  
 The city’s suburbs 71(5.81) 26(5.47) 45(6.03)
 Out-of-town 75(6.14) 26(5.47) 49(6.57)
Average monthly medical Expense (yuan)     < 0.001
  < =300 408(33.42) 195(41.05) 213(28.55)  
 301–500 317(25.96) 95(20) 222(29.76)
 501–800 264(21.62) 74(15.58) 190(25.47)
 801–1000 122(9.99) 50(10.53) 72(9.65)
  < 1000 110(9.01) 61(12.84) 49(6.57)
Health insurance     < 0.001
 UEBMI 639(52.33) 290(61.05) 349(46.78)  
 URBMI 321(26.29) 133(28.00) 188(25.2)
 NRCMS 177(14.5) 16(3.37) 161(21.58)
 NMI 43(3.52) 24(5.05) 19(2.55)
 CI 13(1.06) 4(0.84) 9(1.21)
 Out of pocket 15(1.23) 3(0.63) 12(1.61)
Chronic disease status [24]     0.27
 No chronic disease 323(26.45) 134(28.21) 189(25.34)  
 Any chronic disease 898(73.55) 341(71.79) 557(74.66)
  1. Note: willing/unwilling to make primary visit at the primary is a multiple choice of questions, so it is not necessary to make the χ2 test