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Table 5 Sociodemographic characteristics of the investigated patients in pilot and non-pilot county hospitals

From: Evaluating the effectiveness of public hospital reform from the perspective of efficiency and quality in Guangxi, China

Characteristic Pilot group Non-pilot group Total
N (%) N (%) N (%)
Gender
 Male 277 (39.91) 266 (43.11) 543 (41.42)
 Female 417 (60.09) 351 (56.89) 768 (58.58)
Age
 16–25 89 (12.82) 106 (17.18) 195 (14.87)
 26–35 121 (17.44) 113 (18.31) 234 (17.85)
 36–45 143 (20.61) 125 (20.26) 268 (20.44)
 46–55 195 (28.10) 162 (26.26) 357 (27.23)
 56+ 146 (21.04) 111 (17.99) 257 (19.60)
Ethnic group
 Han 218 (31.41) 231 (37.44) 449 (34.25)
 Zhuang 244 (35.16) 217 (35.17) 461(35.16)
 Yao 83 (11.96) 96 (15.56) 179 (13.65)
 Miao 97 (13.98) 58 (9.40) 155 (11.82)
 Dong 36 (5.19) 13 (2.11) 49 (3.74)
 Others 16 (2.31) 2 (0.32) 18 (1.37)
Educational level
 Primary school and below 170 (24.50) 165 (26.74) 335 (25.55)
 Secondary school 263 (37.90) 251 (40.68) 514 (39.21)
 Senior secondary school 157 (22.62) 138 (22.37) 295 (22.50)
 Junior college 92 (13.26) 53 (8.59) 145 (11.06)
 Bachelor’s degree or above 12 (1.73) 10 (1.62) 22 (1.68)
Health insurance
 New rural cooperative medical system 413 (59.51) 367 (59.48) 780 (59.50)
 Urban residents basic medical insurance 158 (22.77) 164 (26.58) 322 (24.56)
 Urban employee basic medical insurance 43 (6.20) 65 (10.53) 108 (8.24)
 No medical insurance 39 (5.62) 16 (2.59) 55 (4.20)
 Others 41 (5.91) 5 (0.81) 46 (3.51)
Treatment type
 Outpatient 326 (46.97) 288 (46.68) 614 (46.83)
 Inpatient 368 (53.03) 329 (53.32) 697 (53.17)