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Table 2 Informal payments according to the demographic characteristics of the respondents

From: Informal payments in public hospitals in Malawi: the case of Kamuzu Central Hospital

Variable Median (payment) Test
Age   
18–25 4055 Kruskal–Wallis
P = 0.022
Significant
25–35 7264  
35–45 4360  
45–55 12,809  
 > 55 18,846  
Gender   
Males 12,394 Kruskal–Wallis
P = 0.4520
Not significant
Females 5027.27  
Marital status   
Married 4000 Kruskal–Wallis
P = 0.075
Not significant
Divorced/separated 600  
Widowed 25,000  
Never married 2750  
Occupation   
Formal employment 5000 Kruskal–Wallis
P = 0.034
Significant
Self-employed 3000  
Not employed 3500