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Table 4 Access to health checks by economic status of households

From: Non-communicable diseases among low income adults in rural coastal communities in Eastern Sabah, Malaysia

  Economic status of household Had a health check in the preceding 12 months Chi square test, p value
No, n (row%) Yes, n (row %)
Blood pressure check Hardcore poor 178 (74.5) 61 (25.5) < 0.001
Poor 30 (63.8) 17 (36.2)  
Above PLI 17 (38.6) 27 (61.4)  
Blood lipids check Hardcore poor 226 (94.6%) 13 (5.4) 0.009
Poor 42 (89.4) 5 (10.6)  
Above PLI 35 (79.5) 9 (20.5)  
Blood glucose check Hardcore poor 220 (92.1) 19 (7.9) < 0.001
Poor 36 (76.6) 11 (23.4)  
Above PLI 31 (70.5) 13 (29.5)  
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