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Table 1 Comparison of factors for hospital- and home-based deliveries by univariate analysis

From: Effect of health insurance on delivery care utilization and perceived delays and barriers among southern Thai women

Characteristics Hospital N = 2,822 Home N = 25 p-value*
Age group (n = 2846)    0.40
   <20 328 (11.6) 5 (20.0)  
   20-24 747 (26.5) 4 (16.0)  
   25-34 1317 (46.7) 11 (44.0)  
   ≥35 429 (15.2) 5 (20.0)  
Occupation (n = 2847)    <0.001
   Housewife or Student 831 (29.4) 11 (44.0)  
   Government employee 294 (10.4) 0  
   Company employee 356 (12.6) 0  
   Gardener 547 (19.4) 13 (52.0)  
   Laborer 439 (15.6) 0  
   Merchant 355 (12.6) 1 (4.0)  
Religion (n = 2847)    <0.001
   Buddhism 1933 (68.5) 2 (8.0)  
   Islam 875 (31.0) 23 (92.0)  
   Christianity 14 (0.5) 0  
Education (n = 2846)    <0.001
   Illiterate 77 (2.7) 0  
   Primary school 632 (22.4) 22 (88.0)  
   Secondary school 1430 (50.7) 3 (12.0)  
   Bachelor's degree or higher 682 (24.2) 0  
Monthly family income (USD) (n = 2838)    0.004
   No income 22 (0.8) 0  
   330 or less 1110 (39.4) 18 (72.0)  
   More than 330 1681 (59.8) 7 (28.0)  
Parity (n = 2847)    <0.001
   0 1314 (46.6) 4 (16.0)  
   1-2 1310 (46.4) 10 (40.0)  
   3-4 162 (5.7) 8 (32.0)  
   5 or more 36 (1.3) 3(12.0)  
Type of payment (n = 2847)    <0.001
   UCS 1186 (42.0) 11 (44.0)  
   SSS 737 (26.1) 0  
   CSMBS 354 (12.6) 0  
   Out of pocket 545 (19.3) 14 (56.0)  
Women's perception on coverage of health insurance for delivery care (n = 2831)    <0.001
   No 428 (15.3) 15 (60.0)  
   Yes 2378 (84.7) 10 (40.0)  
Willingness to seek care at their delivery place (n = 2844)    <0.001
   Low 88 (3.1) 12 (48.0)  
   High 2731 (96.9) 13 (52.0)  
  1. UCS: Universal Coverage Scheme; SSS: Social Security Scheme; CSMBS: Civil Servant Medical Benefit Scheme; *Fisher's exact test