Table 2

Socio-demographic characteristics of the sample (303 respondents)
Characteristic Observations Percentage of total Percent of non-missing Mean (S.D.)
Age
  aged 18-34 72 23.76% 23.76% 47.5 (16.2)
  aged 35-54 127 41.91% 41.91% valid n = 303
  aged 55+ 104 34.32% 34.32%
Sex
  male 98 32.34% 32.34%
  female 205 67.66% 67.66%
Place of residence
  village 122 40.26% 40.26%
  town (20–100) or small city (100–500) 116 38.28% 38.28%
  big city (500+) or capital 65 21.45% 21.45%
Education level
  lower than secondary 61 20.13% 20.20%
  secondary 174 57.43% 57.62%
  higher or degree 67 22.11% 22.19%
  (missing) 1 0.33%
Health status
  absolutely sick to bad 49 16.17% 16.17%
  fair 139 45.87% 45.87%
  good to perfect 115 37.95% 37.95%
Voluntary insurance policy
  no 287 94.72% 95.35%
  yes 14 4.62% 4.65%
  (missing) 2 0.66%
Size of the household
  1 member 41 13.53% 13.53% 3.03 (1.56)
  2 or more members 262 86.47% 86.47% valid n = 303
Number of children in the household
  no children 181 59.74% 60.33% 0.55 (0.84)
  1 or more children 119 39.27% 39.67% valid n = 300
  (missing) 3 0.99%
Share of household members who do not work or earn
  less or one half of family not working 166 54.79% 54.97% 0.53 (0.35)
  more than half of family not 136 44.88% 45.03% valid n = 302
  (missing) 1 0.33%
Income (descriptive)
  not sufficient 105 34.65% 35.71%
  meets the need 126 41.58% 42.86%
  allows saving 63 20.79% 21.43%
  (missing) 9 2.97%
Income (level, UAH)
  1000 UAH or less 58 19.14% 21.72% 2 346.8 (1 781.1)
  from 1001 to 2000 UAH 104 34.32% 38.95% valid n = 267
  from 2001 to 4000 UAH 66 21.78% 24.72%
  4001 UAH and more 39 12.87% 14.61%
  (missing) 36 11.88%
Experience in visiting and paying to a physician
  did not visit 55 18.15% 18.97%
  visited did not pay 101 33.33% 34.83%
  visited and paid 134 44.22% 46.21%
  (missing) 13 4.29%
Total 303 100% 100%

Danyliv et al.

Danyliv et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:208   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-208

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