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Table 2 Attitudes toward voucher scheme among the matched respondents in 2010 and 2016

From: What is the long term impact of voucher scheme on primary care? Findings from a repeated cross sectional study using propensity score matching

Variable2010 (N = 823)
n (%)
2016 (N = 823)
n (%)
P-value
Whether sufficient information provided on the voucher scheme (among those who were aware of the voucher scheme)
 Sufficient129 (27.9)397 (53.1)< 0.001
 Fair143 (31.0)218 (29.2) 
 Insufficient190 (41.1)132 (17.7) 
Whether voucher is convenient to use
 No168 (24.3)41 (5.1)< 0.001
 Yes523 (75.7)758 (94.9) 
Whether the service coverage of voucher is enough
 No218 (41.8)133 (18.1)< 0.001
 Yes304 (58.2)600 (81.9) 
Whether the subsidy amount of voucher is enough
 No562 (79.8)374 (50.5)< 0.001
 Yes142 (20.2)367 (49.5) 
Whether the voucher can encourage the use of health services in private sector
 No468 (63.8)305 (38.5)< 0.001
 Yes266 (36.2)488 (61.5) 
  1. Figures may not add up to total number of respondents since we exclude those saying “don’t know”/"don’t remember” or missing;
  2. P-value indicates the statistical significance of years with each variable