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Table 7 Descriptive statistics for the study variables (inpatient analysis, age 18−)

From: Thailand’s universal coverage scheme and its impact on health-seeking behavior

Variables Sick group (n = 544) Non-sick group (n = 14,946) Overall group (n = 15,490)
Mean or percent Std. Dev Mean or percent Std. Dev Mean or percent Std. Dev
Health-seeking behavior
Designated facility care 90.63%      
Non-designated facility care 9.38%      
OOP payment (per day)
Designated facility care 153.85 628.75     
Non-designated facility care 1495.13 2383.00     
Length of stay
Designated facility care 4.45 6.11     
Non-designated facility care 3.33 1.66     
Income 8144.05 8429.73 8478.04 10,226.59 8466.31 10,168.82
Income (log transformed) 8.61 1.11 8.65 1.11 8.65 1.11
Age 7.83 5.44 9.06 5.04 9.01 5.06
Gender
Male 54.41%   50.46%   50.60%  
Female 45.59%   49.54%   49.40%  
Dual coverage
Yes 11.40%   3.96%   4.22%  
No 88.60%   96.04%   95.78%  
Region
Urban 44.85%   51.15%   50.93%  
Rural 55.15%   48.85%   49.07%  
  1. Std. Dev, standard deviation; OOP Payment, out-of-pocket payment; Median (interquartile range Q1–Q3) of out-of-pocket payment for designated facility care = 0 (0–0); Median (interquartile range Q1–Q3) of out-of-pocket payment for non-designated facility care = 83.33 (0–2500); Median (interquartile range Q1–Q3) of length of stay for designated facility care = 3 (2–5); Median (interquartile range Q1–Q3) of length of stay for non-designated facility care = 3 (2–4); Median (interquartile range Q1–Q3) of income for sick group = 6000 (3535.53–9800.44)