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Table 4 Health insurance coverage among age groups (%), 1998 and 2003

From: Urban health insurance reform and coverage in China using data from National Health Services Surveys in 1998 and 2003

  BHIS (1) GIS+LIS (2) MHIS (1+2) Other non-commercial Commercial No-insurance cover
  Percent 95%CI Percent 95%CI Percent 95%CI Percent 95%CI Percent 95%CI Percent 95%CI
   L U   L U   L U   L U   L U   L U
1998                   
0–14 -- -- -- 21.1 19.2 23.0 21.1 19.2 23.0 12.7 10.7 14.6 2.4 0.3 4.4 63.9 62.6 65.1
15–24 -- -- -- 24.6 22.5 26.6 24.6 22.5 26.6 10.2 80. 12.5 2.9 0.5 5.2 62.3 60.8 63.8
25–34 -- -- -- 42.8 41.2 44.4 42.8 41.2 44.4 7.1 5.1 9.1 4.2 2.2 6.2 45.9 44.4 47.4
35–44 -- -- -- 50.8 49.4 52.1 50.8 49.4 52.1 6.8 4.9 8.7 3.4 1.4 5.3 39.1 37.6 40.6
45–54 -- -- -- 57.8 56.2 59.3 57.8 56.2 59.3 6.2 3.9 8.4 4.1 1.8 6.4 32.0 30.1 33.9
55–64 -- -- -- 62.3 60.7 63.8 62.3 60.7 63.8 5.5 3.0 7.9 3.4 1.0 5.9 28.8 26.7 30.9
65+ -- -- -- 58.7 57.2 60.2 58.7 57.2 60.2 6.0 3.7 8.3 2.5 0.2 4.8 32.8 30.9 34.7
Total -- -- -- 44.7 44.1 45.3 44.7 44.1 45.3 7.8 7.1 8.7 3.3 2.5 4.1 44.1 43.5 44.8
2003                   
0–14 3.3 0.9 5.7 2.1 1.7 2.4 5.4 3.1 7.7 17.1 14.9 19.3 20.6 18.5 22.7 56.9 55.4 58.5
15–24 9.0 6.5 11.5 3.3 0.7 5.8 12.3 9.8 14.7 16.4 14.1 18.8 10.0 7.6 12.5 61.3 59.6 62.9
25–34 32.0 30.1 33.9 7.1 4.9 9.3 39.1 37.3 40.9 9.4 7.2 11.5 3.4 1.1 5.6 48.2 46.5 49.6
35–44 34.6 32.9 36.3 7.6 5.6 9.6 42.2 40.6 43.8 9.1 7.1 11.0 3.1 1.0 5.1 45.7 44.1 47.2
45–54 40.1 36.5 41.7 10.7 8.7 12.7 50.8 49.3 52.3 9.8 7.8 11.8 2.3 0.2 4.4 37.1 35.5 38.8
55–64 46.6 44.7 48.6 13.2 107 15.7 59.8 58.1 61.5 7.3 4.7 9.8 0.7 0.4 0.9 32.2 30.0 34.5
65+ 42.5 40.7 44.2 15.8 13.7 18.0 58.3 56.8 59.8 7.3 5.1 9.6 0.4 0.3 0.5 34.0 32.1 35.9
Total 30.4 29.8 31.0 8.6 7.8 9.4 39.0 38.3 39.7 10.6 9.8 11.5 5.6 4.6 6.3 44.8 44.2 45.4
  1. * BHIS not existent at the time of the 1998 survey.