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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of sampling data and socioeconomic characteristics by per capita household expenditure quintiles

From: New evidence on financing equity in China's health care reform - A case study on Gansu province, China

Year Income quintiles Nb of families surveyed Nb of individuals surveyed Annual household expenditurea Insurance rate (%)
   urban rural urban rural urban rural urban rural
2002 Q1 394 394 1243(21.14%) 1609(20.79%) 3495.50(69.38*) 1722.95(38.00) 5.31 7.61
  Q2 395 390 1275(21.68%) 1538(19.87%) 6389.32(96.36) 3200.49(43.63) 17.22 8.09
  Q3 396 403 1211(20.60%) 1608(20.78%) 9160.73(122.70) 4351.83(53.47) 27.53 6.87
  Q4 394 391 1105(18.79%) 1558(20.13%) 12593.67(163.37) 5714.12(73.02) 41.85 12.81
  Q5 395 394 1046(17.79%) 1426(18.43%) 28552.80(1464.54) 14375.75(2346.13) 48.47 13.21
  total 1974 1972 5880 7739 12040.99(15839.00) 5871.69(21286.48) 27.07 9.60
2007 Q1 395 395 1217(21.81%) 1567(21.20%) 7017.00(129.81) 3360.84(66.03) 70.67 95.41
  Q2 397 397 1215(21.77%) 1574(21.29%) 11024.56(153.47) 5464.46(74.36) 70.10 92.12
  Q3 396 395 1126(20.18%) 1489(20.14%) 14496.86(220.37) 7058.36(102.88) 71.31 93.28
  Q4 396 398 1031(18.47%) 1474(19.94%) 18998.99(279.67) 9591.37(136.69) 78.47 95.52
  Q5 395 394 992(17.77%) 1288(17.42%) 30941.74(696.17) 15993.42(392.00) 82.28 96.20
  total 1979 1979 5581 7392 16506.67(10922.06) 8288.91(5835.67) 74.18 94.44
  1. Data source: Author’s calculations from the sample of household survey.
  2. a All expenditures are presented in CNY.
  3. * Standard error.