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Table 4 Inpatient health service utilization per patient by cities

From: Health care utilization for patients with stroke: a 3-year cross-sectional study of China’s two urban health insurance schemes across four cities

  Beijing Shanghai Tianjin Chongqing P-value
UEBMI URBMI UEBMI URBMI UEBMI URBMI UEBMI URBMI
Median total medical cost (RMB) 16,275.8 14,473.4 13,930.0 10,606.1 12,098.4 6960.7 8061.5 5673.3 P < 0.001
IQR [11,287.0,23,755.1] [9317.5,22861.7] [9649.4,20520.2] [6025.4,18239.7] [7472.1,18801.5] [3354.7,12289.4] [4849.3,14928.4] [3403.3,10467.3]  
Median within- insurance OOP expenses (RMB) 1719.4 4889.1 1822.3 2001.1 2251.5 2761.9 623.5 352.1 P < 0.001
IQR [1076.5,2225.9] [3381.2,6747.3] [1119.1,2808.0] [771.1,3482.8] [1333.1,3206.2] [1249.7,5010.4] [330.0,1244.9] [168.8,682.7]  
Median outside insurance OOP expenses (RMB) 28.3 179.2 210.0 98.0 1068.6 503.1 433.0 215.7 P < 0.001
IQR [0.0,204.5] [60.2,681.3] [18.0,445.7] [0.0,296.4] [338.3,2841.7] [84.0,1671.3] [158.6,1105.3] [77.6,564.5]  
Reimbursement rate (%) 89.4 64.9 87.5 79.6 80.4 55.3 91.4 89.5  
IQR [84.9,93.6] [61.2,67.2] [82.7,90.6] [79.1,89.0] [75.2,84.9] [47.7,65.6] [88.8,93.6] [86.8,92.6]  
Median number of visits 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 P < 0.001
IQR [1.0,1.0] [1.0,1.0] [1.0,2.0] [1.0,1.0] [1.0,1.0] [1.0,1.0] [1.0,1.0] [1.0,1.0]  
Average LOS (days) 14.0 13.0 15.0 13.0 14.0 12.0 11.0 8.0 P < 0.001
IQR [10.0,21.0] [9.0,21.0] [10.0,35.0] [9.0,20.0] [10.0,17.0] [7.0,14.0] [7.0,17.0] [5.0,13.0]  
  1. P-values were based on the Kruskal-Wallis test
  2. UEBMI Urban Employee Basic Medical Insurance scheme, URBMI Urban Resident Basic Medical Insurance scheme, SD standard deviation, OOP out-of-pocket, LOS length of stay, IQR interquartile range