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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of the independent variables and outcomes

From: The association between the supply and utilization of community-based primary care and child health in a context of hospital-oriented healthcare system in urban districts of Guangdong, China: a panel dataset, 2014–2016

  2014 (n = 60) 2015 (n = 58) 2016 (n = 60) Across all years (n = 178)
Mean Std. Deviation Mean Std. Deviation Mean Std. Deviation Mean Std. Deviation Min. Max.
Number of PCPs per 10,000 population 8.73 3.68 9.11 3.44 9.67 3.81 9.17 3.65 2.38 19.30
Visit proportion to primary care, % 71.03 19.84 71.17 19.59 70.25 19.68 70.81 19.60 25.43 100.00
Number of physicians working in district-level hospitals per 10,000 population 4.62 3.44 4.71 3.55 4.96 3.65 4.77 3.53 0.00 15.38
GDP per capita (CNY 10,000/USD 1586.34) 8.11 7.09 9.29 6.80 9.51 6.90 8.96 6.92 1.50 46.56
Population density (1000 per square kilometer) 4.52 7.40 4.40 6.53 4.61 6.75 4.51 6.87 0.13 35.93
Children aged between 0 and 6, % 7.00 2.00 6.58 2.71 6.90 3.42 6.83 2.76 1.41 24.06
Pregnant women with rural registration, % 49.93 30.98 47.40 29.52 49.53 28.31 48.97 29.48 0.00 100.00
Resident population of the district (in thousands) 1262.45 1262.22 1356.53 1774.72 1303.49 1551.67 1306.94 1643.12 170.50 9843.06