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Table 1 Key indicators by consumption quintile (individual level data)

From: Household catastrophic health expenditure: evidence from Georgia and its policy implications

Indicator poorest
fifth
2 3 4 richest
fifth
Total % N
% of total population with chronic disease 34.1 37.0 37.3 38.0 38.6 37.0 10,445
% of population with chronic disease and consulting healthcare provider 52.3 55.4 56.5 59.7 64.4 57.7 3,862
% of total population with acute sickness during
last 30 days
14.3 14.9 16.7 15.0 17.5 15.6 10,445
% of those sick during last 30 days and consulting
healthcare provider
63.4 63.3 66.0 62.7 63.5 63.8 1,634
% of patients who were able to obtain medications
prescribed by doctor during last consultation
79.1 83.8 85.2 83.0 90.1 84.3 4,946
% of consultations where medicine was prescribed
but not purchased because it was
too expensive
(base: all consultations)
16.4 11.6 11.6 12.2 7.3 11.8 4,946
% reported to be beneficiaries of State Program for
Population below the Poverty Line
20.3 17.1 12.1 12.7 6.5 13.6 5,496