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Table 1 Demographic and heath characteristics of the sample.

From: Properties of a short questionnaire for assessing Primary Care experiences for children in a population survey

  Identifying an usual source of care
  Yes No Total
Age a n % n % n %
0 - 5 years 706 33.7 29 27.6 735 33.4
6 - 11 years 927 44.2 39 37.2 966 43.9
12 - 14 years 462 22.1 37 35.2 499 22.7
Sex       
Boys 1077 51.4 56 53.3 1133 51.5
Girls 1018 48.6 49 46.7 1067 48.5
Educational level. Maximum for father or mother.       
Less than primary 278 13.3 19 18.1 297 13.5
Primary school 530 25.3 24 22.9 554 25.2
Secondary school 643 30.7 42 40.0 685 31.1
University degree 644 30.7 20 19.0 664 30.2
Health coverage       
Only public 1591 75.9 82 78.8 1673 76.1
Double (private and public) 504 24.1 22 21.2 526 23.9
Perceived child's health       
Good 2032 97.0 104 100.0 2136 97.1
Poor 63 3.0 0 0.0 63 2.9
Declared chronic conditions a       
Yes 783 37.4 26 25.0 809 36.8
No 1313 62.6 78 75.0 1391 63.2
  1. Comparison between respondents who identified a usual source of care and those who did not.
  2. a p < 0.05