Table 5

Factors associated with the choice of health facilities for inpatient services

Variables§Primary health facilitiesSecondary hospitals
UOR (95% CIs)AOR (95% CIs)UOR (95% CIs)AOR (95% CIs)
Migration status
 Internal migrants2.79 (1.22 to 6.37)*1.29 (0.51 to 3.29)1.21 (0.64 to 2.29)0.85 (0.42 to 1.68)
 Returned population3.65 (2.03 to 6.57)†1.22 (0.61 to 2.45)2.08 (1.41 to 3.06)†1.21 (0.77 to 1.89)
 Rural residents7.99 (4.77 to 13.38)†1.24 (0.64 to 2.42)4.62 (3.34 to 6.37)†1.62 (1.04 to 2.54)*
 Urban residentsrefrefrefref
Social medical insurance
 None11.46 (4.64 to 28.34)†5.44 (2.05 to 14.46)‡3.29 (1.90 to 5.70)†1.81 (0.99 to 3.33)
 NRCMS16.17 (7.44 to 35.16)†5.17 (2.10 to 12.76)†5.35 (3.67 to 7.79)†2.09 (1.26 to 3.45)‡
 URBMI1.30 (0.40 to 4.23)0.93 (0.28 to 3.10)1.42 (0.83 to 2.43)1.21 (0.69 to 2.13)
 Doubly/multi-insured1.21 (0.30 to 4.85)1.05 (0.25 to 4.35)1.17 (0.61 to 2.24)1.07 (0.54 to 2.09)
 UEBMIrefrefrefref
Household income
 Low6.37 (4.26 to 9.54)†2.30 (1.45 to 3.64)†3.99 (2.98 to 5.36)†1.90 (1.34 to 2.70)†
 Middle2.63 (1.72 to 4.00)†1.45 (0.92 to 2.29)2.09 (1.56 to 2.81)†1.42 (1.03 to 1.96)*
 Highrefrefrefref
  • The ref of Y was ‘tertiary hospitals’.

  • *P<0.05.

  • †P<0.001.

  • ‡P<0.01.

  • §We also adjusted economic development of the region, education level and occupation status.

  • AOR, adjusted OR; NRCMS, New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme; UEBMI, Urban Employee-based Basic Medical Insurance; URBMI, Urban Resident-based Basic Medical Insurance.