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Table 3 Program effect on patients’ treatment adherence and satisfaction

From: Impact of an innovative tuberculosis financing and payment model on health service utilization by tuberculosis patients in China: do the poor fare better than the rich?

Indicator Period Extreme poverty Moderate poverty Non-poverty Total
Proportion of patients who refused treatment (%) Baseline 4.9 2.4 2.7 3.3
Final evaluation 2.9 2.9 1.6 2.6
Proportion of patients taking medications as prescribed (%) Baseline 75.4 81.6 81.0 79.3
Final evaluation 90.5 93.1 92.3 92.0
Proportion of patients terminating treatment (%) Baseline 19.0 13.0 15.9 15.7
Final evaluation 5.9 4.9 6.0 5.5
Proportion of patients who satisfy with the treatment outcome (%) Baseline 94.7 92.1 93.1 93.2
Final evaluation 96.8 96.1 98.4 96.9
Proportion of patients who satisfy with the reimbursement rate (%) Baseline 86.2 86.9 88.3 87.0
Final evaluation 90.9 89.5 89.0 89.9
Proportion of patients who satisfy with the reimbursement process (%) Baseline 93.1 90.5 92.3 91.8
Final evaluation 93.3 90.6 93.3 92.3
Proportion of patients who satisfy with doctor’s attitude (%) Baseline 96.1 96.6 99.0 97.1
Final evaluation 99.1 98.2 99.2 98.8
Proportion of patients who satisfy with nurse’s attitude (%) Baseline 96.9 97.3 99.0 97.6
Final evaluation 99.1 97.8 98.4 98.4