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Table 2 Summary statistics

From: Socio-economic inequalities in the multiple dimensions of access to healthcare: the case of South Africa

Variable Mean (%) SE n
A. Demographics
Sex:
 Male 47.96 0.004 15,911
 Female 52.04 0.004 15,911
Age:
 Age 36.75 0.128 15,886
Race:
 African 77.64 0.003 15,839
 non-African 22.36 0.003 15,839
Geographical area:
 Urban 66.70 0.004 15,405
 Rural 33.30 0.004 15,405
B. Access dimension
Healthcare need:
 Self-reported health 78.49 0.003 14,351
 WHODAS score 5.29 0.096 13,407
 Psychological distress 6.46 0.002 14,215
Perceived healthcare need:
 Needed care 50.57 0.005 9937
Healthcare seeking:
 Household healthcare postponed 21.19 0.005 5651
Availability:
 Household distance to a healthcare facility 77.46 0.005 5817
Healthcare reaching:
 Unmet need 3.16 0.002 6852
Affordability:
 Household difficulty affording cost of care 27.64 0.006 5613
 Household difficulty affording prescription medicine 26.09 0.006 5603
Ability to pay:
 Household private medical insurance 21.09 0.005 5804
Healthcare utilisation:
 Household private care 27.38 0.006 5823
 Household public care 71.32 0.006 5823
 Individual private care 30.52 0.004 11,029
 Individual public care 42.37 0.005 10,489
 Overall individual care 59.49 0.005 10,293
Healthcare consequences:
 Healthcare service satisfaction 71.37 0.004 14,143
 Healthcare service dissatisfaction 69.35 0.004 14,059
  1. Note: All estimates are weighted proportions, SE Standard error, WHODAS score World Health Organisation Disability Assessment Schedule, K10 Kessler Psychological Distress Scale