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Table 2 Summary of demographic characteristics of patients in university and non-university hospitals

From: Hospital service quality based on HEALTHQUAL model and trusting nurses at Iranian university and non-university hospitals: a comparative study

Variables Subgroup Hospital Number Frequency (%) P Value*
Education Illiterate University 138 28 0.001
Non-University 102 21
Middle School degree University 84 17
Non-University 106 21
Diploma University 160 32
Non-University 163 33
Associate Degree University 31 6
Non-University 58 12
Bachelor and higher University 82 17
Non-University 66 13
Job Unemployed University 245 49 <  0.001
Non-University 228 46
Employed University 236 48
Non-University 190 38
Retired University 14 3
Non-University 77 16
Income Less than $50 University 150 31 <  0.001
Non-University 99 20
$ 50 to $100 University 108 22
Non-University 125 24
$ 100 to $200 University 151 31
Non-University 193 39
Over $ 200 University 78 16
Non-University 86 17
Ward Women surgery University 60 12 <  0.001
Non-University 70 14
Male Internal University 59 12
Non-University 73 15
Female Internal University 58 12
Non-University 85 17
Men’s Surgery University 98 20
Non-University 57 12
Gynecological University 59 12
Non-University 70 14
Hematology and Oncology University 31 6
Non-University 53 11
Emergency University 85 17
Non-University 66 13
CCU University 45 9
Non-University 21 4
Insurance No insurance University 80 16 <  0.001
Non-University 16 3
Health insurance University 144 29
Non-University 78 16
Tamin-Ejtemayi Insurance University 168 34
Non-University 304 61
Insured by Armed Forces University 30 6
Non-University 57 12
Others University 73 15
Non-University 40 8
  1. *Chi Square Test