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Table 2 Descriptive variables comparison between pre-CPR and post-CPR of Xi County

From: Caesarean section rate and cost control effectiveness of case payment reform in the new cooperative medical scheme for delivery: evidence from Xi County, China

  pre-CPR post-CPR p-value ((1) VS (3)) p-value ((2) VS (4)
CS (1) (N = 3319) VD (2) (N = 9386) CS (3) (N = 5069) VD (4) (N = 10,540)
Age (years) (mean(SD)) 25.92 (5.577) 25.50 (5.194) 25.99 (4.738) 25.598 (4.324) 0.551 0.142
LOS (days) (mean/SD) 6.55 (6.737) 2.786 (6.784) 6.94 (5.099) 4.590 (7.675) 0.004 <0.001
Total medical cost (USD) (mean/SD) 502.12 (950.967) 170.32 (643.585) 558.90 (507.763) 242.31 (514.039) <0.001 <0.001
Type of hospital      <0.001 <0.001
      Township Hospital (N (%)) 979 (29.500) 2716 (28.936) 210 (4.142) 2014 (19.108)   
      County Hospital (N (%)) 2340 (70.500) 6670 (71.063) 4859 (95.856) 8526 (80.892)   
  1. *α = 0.05