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Table 5 Reasons for unwilling to visit primary care clinics for diabetes patients

From: Analysis of factors influencing the frequency of primary care visits among diabetic patients in two provinces in China

Reasons N (%)
Urban (n = 130)
 Many diabetes medicines were scarce in community 45 (34.6)
 It is a long distance from home to community clinics 34 (26.2)
 The quality of care provided by CHWs was poor 8 (6.2)
Rural (n = 249)
 Worry about the medical expenses 86 (34.5)
 Many diabetes medicines were scarce in community 72 (28.9)
 The quality of care provided by CHWs was poor 44 (17.7)