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Table 2 The numbers of nursing care providers that could be selected within the profit willing distance (PWD) and tolerance limited distance (TLD)

From: New indices for home nursing care resource disparities in rural and urban areas, based on geocoding and geographic distance barriers: a cross-sectional study

Participants share care providers, (n) Hualien (n, %) Taipei (n, %)
Within PWD
 Without any care center 3791 67.37 %
 ≥1 1836 32.63 %
 1 1501 81.75 %
 2    270 14.71 %
 3 65 3.54 %
 Total number of Participants 956 100.00 % 5627 100.00 %
Within TLD
 Without any care center 318 33.26 % 780 13.86 %
 ≥1 638 66.74 % 4847 86.14 %
 1 334 52.35 % 1218 25.13 %
 2 198 31.03 % 1113 22.96 %
 3 61 9.56 % 1091 22.51 %
 4 44 6.90 % 728 15.02 %
 5 1 0.16 % 376 7.76 %
 6 0 0.00 % 234 4.83 %
 ≥7 0 0.00 % 87 1.79 %
 Total number of participants 956 100.00 % 5627 100.00 %
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