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Table 4 Voucher usage 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)
2016
(n = 823)
P-value
Ever use
 No497 (63.6)43 (5.3)< 0.001
 Yes284 (36.4)773 (94.7) 
Among those who have ever used the vouchers
For acute services*
  No51 (18.0)65 (9.8)< 0.001
  Yes232 (82.0)601 (90.2) 
For preventive services
  No262 (92.6)538 (70.3)< 0.001
  Yes21 (7.4)227 (29.7) 
For chronic disease management   
  No261 (92.2)690 (90.9)0.503
  Yes22 (7.8)69 (9.1) 
  1. * Result of 2016 is calculated from Department of Health 2009–2015 data
  2. Figures may not add up to total number of respondents since we exclude those saying “don’t know”/"don’t remember” or missing;
  3. P-value indicates the statistical significance of years with each variable