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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the full sample, public and private clients

From: Predictors and consequences of rural clients’ satisfaction level in the district public-private mixed health system of Bangladesh

Variable categories Full sample (n = 400) Public (n = 200) Private (n = 200)
Number (%)
Age (in years)
 18 - < 30 81 (20.25) 35 (17.5) 46 (23.0)
 30 - < 40 84 (21.0) 46 (23.0) 38 (19.0)
 40 - < 50 109 (27.25) 60 (30.0) 49 (24.5)
 50 - < 60 64 (16.0) 28 (14.0) 36 (18.0)
  > 60 62 (15.5) 31 (15.5) 31 (15.5)
Sex
 Male 218 (54.5) 110 (55.0) 108 (54.0)
 Female 182 (45.5) 90 (45.0) 92 (46.0)
Marital Status
 Married 309 (77.25) 157 (78.5) 152 (76.0)
 Unmarried 32 (8.0) 11 (5.5) 21 (10.5)
 Widowed 18 (4.5) 10 (5.0) 8 (4.0)
 Others 41 (10.25) 22 (11.0) 19 (9.5)
Educational status
 Illiterate 91 (23.0) 61 (30.5) 30 (15.0)
 Primary level 132 (33.0) 81 (40.5) 51 (25.5)
 High school level 112 (28.0) 44 (22.0) 68 (34.0)
 Above high school level 65 (16.0) 14 (7.0) 51 (25.5)
Monthly income (Taka)
  < 3000 26 (6.5) 23 (11.5) 3 (1.5)
 3000 - < 7000 155 (38.75) 103 (51.5) 52 (26.0)
 7000 - < 15,000 130 (32.5) 54 (27.0) 76 (38.0)
  > 15,000 89 (22.25) 20 (10.0) 69 (34.5)
Occupation
 Housewife 112 (28.0) 52 (26.0) 60 (30.0)
 Farming 128 (32.0) 73 (36.5) 55 (27.5)
 Day-labour 36 (9.0) 27 (13.5) 9 (4.5)
 Business 53 (13.25) 17 (8.5) 36 (18.0)
 Official job 29 (7.25) 8 (4.0) 21 (10.5)
 Others 42 (10.5) 23 (11.5) 19 (9.5)
Housing condition
 Muddy wall with grass-shade 85 (21.25) 49 (24.5) 36 (18.0)
 Muddy wall with tin-shade 89 (22.25) 48 (24.0) 41 (20.5)
 Brick-wall with tin-shade 166 (41.5) 77 (38.5) 89 (44.5)
 Concrete building 60 (15.0) 26 (13.0) 34 (17.0)