Table 3

Ratio of choosing county hospitals (RoCC) comparison of township–county (TC) patients and non-TC patients

PatientsnRoCC %χ2 P value
OTOC56342.3469.587<0.001
Non-OTOC267 75029.6
OTIC72530123.809<0.001
Non-OTIC277 75224.5
ITIC80039.2614.387<0.001
Non-ITIC313 36026.1
  • ITIC, TC patient who used inpatient service in township hospital firstly, then inpatient service in county hospital within 30 days; OTIC, TC patient who used outpatient service in township hospital firstly, then inpatient service in county hospital within 30 days; OTOC, TC patient who used outpatient service in township hospital firstly, then outpatient service in county hospital within 30 days.