Table 1

Descriptive characteristics for full sample and matched sample
Full sample Matched sample

Non Oportunidades

n = 4406

Oportunidades

n = 6890

p-value

Non Oportunidades

n = 2314

Oportunidades

n = 2314

p-value
Outcomes
Complete vaccination schedule 27 32 <0.001 27 34 <0.001
  H. Influenzae 41 46 <0.001 40 47 <0.001
  Pneumococcal 45 52 <0.001 44 52 <0.001
  Tetanus 71 79 <0.001 71 77 <0.001
Covariates
Female 48 48 0.796 48 48 0.906
Age 73.88 (0.11) 73.64 (0.09) 0.097 73.90 (0.15) 73.95 (0.15) 0.828
Indigenous 21 33 0.006 22 22 0.971
Chronic disease (at least one) 50 47 0.007 50 48 0.167
Married or cohabiting 61 63 0.218 60 61 0.489
Paid employment 34 33 0.414 34 33 0.755
literate (able to read & write) 0.39 (0.01) 0.34 (0.01) <0.001 37 36 0.246
Have functional dependence 28 29 0.204 28 30 0.144
Six monthly medical check-up 12 29 <0.001 12 29 <0.001
OP with health insurance 36 57 <0.001 43 43 0.970
Time-to-health-unit-service (hrs.) 0.34 (0.01) 0.34 (0.01) 0.802 0.35 (0.01) 0.33 (0.01) 0.191
Locality nurses/doctors densityⱡⱡ 1.23 (0.02) 1.25 (0.02) 0.560 1.28 (0.03) 1.19 (0.02) 0.022
Locality doctor offices densityⱡⱡ 0.56 (0.01) 0.60 (0.02) <0.001 0.58 (0.01) 0.58 (0.01) 0.707
Household Asset index −0.30 −0.40 0.003 −0.50 −0.47 0.630

Cells are percentages or means.

Standard errors in parenthesis.

ⱡⱡ Number per 1000 inhabitants.

ⱡ z-proportion test or mean t-test.

Salinas-Rodríguez and Manrique-Espinoza

Salinas-Rodríguez and Manrique-Espinoza BMC International Health and Human Rights 2013 13:30   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-13-30

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