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Table 1 Characteristics of adult patients presenting to NCD Clinic in rural Haiti, 2013–2016

From: Does distance from a clinic and poverty impact visit adherence for noncommunicable diseases? A retrospective cohort study using electronic medical records in rural Haiti

  Men (N = 128) Women (N = 335) Total (N = 463)
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Sex 27.6 2.1 72.4 2.1
Age, yrs. (mean, SE) 61.2 4.4 56.9 2.6 57.8 2.2
Poor (deprived > 2/9 indicators) 48.1 4.9 67.7 2.9 62.0 2.5
Hardship financing 59.8 5.4 68.1 3.2 65.7 2.8
Euclidean distance, km (median, IQR) 11.4 (9.3–36.3) 9.9 (9.1–35.5) 11.0 (9.1–36.3)
Travel Time
< 30 min 36.4 5.1 43.8 3.4 41.6 2.8
30 min-1 h 25.0 4.6 18.4 2.6 20.3 2.3
1-2 h 22.7 4.5 25.3 3.0 24.6 2.5
2-3 h 12.5 3.5 9.2 2.0 10.2 1.7
3-6 h 2.3 1.6 1.8 0.9 2.0 0.8
Unknown 1.1 1.1 1.4 0.8 1.3 0.7
Disease Category
Hypertension 12.5 2.9 15.2 2.0 14.5 1.6
Diabetes 22.7 3.7 14.3 1.9 16.6 1.7
Heart failure 4.7 1.9 3.0 0.9 3.5 0.8
Multiple 25.0 3.8 28.4 2.5 27.4 2.1
Other 3.1 1.5 4.5 1.1 4.1 0.9
  1. Legend: SE standard error