Table 1

Outpatient care and inpatient care usage by NHIS status

CoveredNot coveredDifferenceP value
MeanNMeanN
Outpatient careTotal20.406330310.190268910.2160.000
PoorNo24.519197412.220147312.2990.000
Yes14.29613297.73012166.5660.000
SexMale18.87314209.30113879.5730.000
Female21.561188311.137130210.4250.000
Inpatient careTotal12.88032925.90726756.9730.000
PoorNo14.23519677.84414666.3900.000
Yes10.86813253.55712097.3110.000
SexMale12.73014145.14913797.5810.000
Female12.99318786.71312966.2800.000
  • P values based on a simple two-sided t-test.

  • NHIS, National Health Insurance scheme.