Skip to main content

Table 2 Sample statistics by the recipients of disability payments

From: Examining the types and payments of the disabilities of the insurants in the national farmers' health insurance program in Taiwan

  With payments No payments Statistical Test*
Sample size 127,973(8%) 1,466,466(92%)  
Variables    p-value
Average received disability payments (NTD) $ 103,730   
If male farmer 43% 52% <0.001
If participated before National Health Insurance 79% 59% <0.001
Age groups #    <0.001
   <45 2% 12%  
   45-54 7% 16%  
   55-64 11% 18%  
   65-74 20% 23%  
   75-84 41% 22%  
   > = 85 19% 9%  
Insured job categories    <0.001
   Self-employed farmer, non-FA member 35% 42%  
   Tenant, non-FA member 1% 1%  
   Spouse of the farm operator 9% 7%  
   Self-employed farmer, FA member 45% 42%  
   Tenant, FA member 2% 2%  
   Hired worker 8% 6%  
Geographic region    <0.001
   North 9% 15%  
   Middle 39% 42%  
   South 47% 38%  
   East 5% 5%  
  1. * The Pearson chi-square test was used for the differences in sample means between these two groups.
  2. 1,594,439 insurants covered by the Farmers' Health Insurance on July 31, 2008 were included.
  3. $ The exchange rate as of July 14, 2010 was 1 USD = NT$32.1 approximately.
  4. # The average age of the insurants is 61.