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Table 3 Univariate analysis of overall expenditure for diagnosis and treatment of 2356 patients with colorectal cancer

From: Expenditure and financial burden for the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer in China: a hospital-based, multicenter, cross-sectional survey

Variable Expenditure (CNY) Statisticsa P a
Medical Non-medical Overall
Total 61,829 5579 67,408
Hospital type
 General 52,392 4893 57,285 −4.46 <0.001
 Specialized 65,786 5866 71,652   
Age at diagnosis (years)
 <45 65,887 6122 72,009 2.90 0.034
 45–54 66,303 6049 72,352   
 55–64 59,416 5328 64,744   
 ≥65 58,840 5198 64,038   
Sex
 Men 62,526 5751 68,277 1.34 0.181
 Women 60,903 5350 66,253   
Education
 Primary school or below 57,354 4883 62,237 8.36 <0.001
 Junior high school 58,898 5191 64,089   
 Senior high school 65,095 5805 70,900   
 Undergraduate or higher 76,132 8250 84,382   
Occupation
 Farmer 57,796 4973 62,769 8.19 <0.001
 Enterprise or company employee/worker 63,563 5859 69,422   
 Self-employee or unemployee 54,449 4640 59,089   
 Retiree 70,629 7835 78,464   
 Public sector employee 72,707 5628 78,335   
 Others 58,197 6579 64,776   
Healthcare insurance type
 Urban employee basic medical insurance 66,458 6289 72,747 3.17 0.007
 Urban resident basic medical insurance 60,118 4861 64,979   
 New rural cooperative medical scheme 58,046 5062 63,108   
 Commercial insurance 61,233 2958 64,191   
 Self-paid 53,914 5855 59,769   
 Others 78,293 13,023 91,316   
Previous-year household income (CNY)
 <20,000 53,581 4570 58,151 5.75 <0.001
 20,000–39,999 61,461 5193 66,654   
 40,000–69,999 62,972 5586 68,558   
 ≥70,000 65,371 6188 71,559   
Pathologic type
 Adenocarcinoma 62,759 5636 68,395 3.35 <0.001
 Others 53,279 4501 57,780   
Therapeutic regimen
 Surgery 51,759 3812 55,571 14.04 <0.001
 Chemotherapy 68,749 6818 75,567   
 Surgery and postoperative chemotherapy 63,068 5702 68,770   
 Symptomatic treatment 55,970 5237 61,207   
 Concurrent chemoradiotherapy 114,491 12,944 127,435   
 Radiotherapy 88,857 7989 96,846   
 Neoadjuvant chemotherapy and surgery 71,557 9682 81,239   
  1. CNY Chinese Yuan
  2. aTwo-sample Student’s t test after logarithm transition was used for binary classification variables, including hospital type, sex, and pathologic type; analysis of variance test after logarithm transition was used for other multiple categorical variables, including age at diagnosis, education, occupation, insurance type, household income, and therapeutic regimen