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Table 1 Socio-demographic variables and asset ownership

From: Viewing health expenditures, payment and coping mechanisms with an equity lens in Nigeria

Variables A1 (Rural) N = 501 A2 (Peri-urban) N = 500 A3 (Urban) N = 500 E1 (Rural) N = 500 E2 (Peri-urban) N = 555 E3 (Urban) N = 515
Status in household
Female household head (%) 155(31) 137(27) 112(22) 88(18) 64(12) 56(11)
Male household head (%) 313(63) 263(53) 334(67) 401(80) 404(73) 180(35)
Respondent-Main income earner (%) 462(92) 386(77) 460(92) 480(96) 526(95) 233(45)
Sex (Male) (%) 309(62) 270(54) 352(71) 397(81) 403(73) 183(36)
Ever attended school (%) 329(66) 434(87) 420(85) 389(82) 509(92) 500(97)
Mean no of household residents (S.D) 5(3) 5(5) 5(5) 5(2) 6(4) 6(3)
Mean age in years of respondent (S.D) 44(11) 47(15) 45(15) 49(12) 42(12) 42(13)
Mean no of years spent in school (S.D) 9(3) 11(4) 10(4) 9(4) 11(4) 13(5)
Household asset ownership (%)
Radio (%) 491(98) 490(98) 471(96) 474(95) 548(99) 497(97)
Television (%) 405(81) 474(95) 454(91) 351(71) 529(96) 490(95)
Air-conditioner (%) 5(1) 20(4) 54(11) 7(1) 38(7) 56(11)
Bicycle (%) 141(28) 21(4) 43(9) 146(29) 10(2) 51(10)
Motorcycle (%) 131(26) 44(9) 69(14) 141(28) 49(9) 53(10)
Car (%) 42(8) 126(25) 145(29) 45(9) 108(20) 211(41)
Fridge (%) 212(42) 349(70) 337(68) 188(38) 386(70) 459(89)
Generator (%) 128(26) 146(29) 191(38) 121(24) 174(32) 157(31)
Electric fan (%) 476(95) 480(96) 473(95) 365(73) 542(98) 506(98)
Per capita weekly food expenditure in Naira (S.D) US$1 = N150 399(265) 552(309) 612(986) 376(205) 395(248) 571(259)
  1. A1 = Amansea, A2 = Amawbia, A3 = Awka, E1 = Amokwe, E2 = Iji-Nike, E3 = Uwani.