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Table 2 Characteristics of respondents’ perceived equity of the Chinese healthcare system

From: Prioritizing the perceived equity of the residents to construct an equitable health care system: evidence from a national cross-sectional study in China

VariablesThe score of perceived equity (Mean ± SD, 0~10)P
Gender
 Female6.72 ± 2.590.271
 Male6.66 ± 2.65
Age (year)
 18-6.70 ± 2.610.277
 45-6.73 ± 2.59
 60-6.62 ± 2.66
Education
 Illiteracy6.86 ± 2.59< 0.01
 Primary school6.81 ± 2.59
 Middle school6.69 ± 2.61
 High school6.60 ± 2.65
 Undergraduate or over6.47 ± 2.66
Economic status
 Low-income family6.69 ± 2.620.663
 Not low-income family6.71 ± 2.59
SHIs coverage
 No health insurance6.68 ± 2.57< 0.01
 NCMS6.80 ± 2.59
 MIUR6.48 ± 2.69
 MIUW6.49 ± 2.67
Satisfaction of SHI reimbursement ratio
 Not satisfied6.57 ± 2.69< 0.01
 Uncertain6.63 ± 2.63
 Satisfied6.87 ± 2.56
Geographical area
 Eastern area6.90 ± 2.57< 0.01
 Central area6.65 ± 2.58
 Western area6.42 ± 2.70
District
 Urban6.53 ± 2.65< 0.01
 Rural6.88 ± 2.56
Number of GP per 10,000 residents
 Inadequate6.65 ± 2.61< 0.01
 Medium6.77 ± 2.61
 Adequate6.98 ± 2.70
Satisfaction of the latest treatment
 Not satisfied6.66 ± 2.670.269
 Uncertain6.67 ± 2.61
 Satisfied6.76 ± 2.60
In total6.69 ± 2.59