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Table 1 Commuting time of dialysis patients

From: The impact of rural hospital closures on equity of commuting time for haemodialysis patients: simulation analysis using the capacity-distance model

  Whole prefecture Urban Rural P (urban vs rural)*
Model** Model** Model** Model**
  1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2
N 7374 7374 5538 5538 1836 1836   
Median (min) 7.09 7.97 6.32 6.94 13.26 15.26 <0.001 <0.001
IQR (min) 4.92-11.48 4.98-14.90 4.43-9.25 4.60-11.21 7.89-20.12 9.37-26.32   
Range (min)
Minimum 0 0 0 0 0 0   
Maximum 59.63 96.03 35.86 60.24 59.63 96.03   
Gini coefficient 0.381 0.438 0.311 0.389 0.363 0.405   
  1. *Mann -Whitney test.
  2. **Model 1: distance model; Model 2: capacity-distance model.
  3. IQR: interquartile range.