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Table 3 Descriptive statistics for household level variables

From: Inputs for universal health coverage: a methodological contribution to finding proxy indicators for financial hardship due to health expenditure

Variable Overall proportion of households 95 % Confidence Interval Overall standard deviation Standard deviation between countries Standard deviation within countries
Household member under 5 0.338 0.336 0.340 0.473 0.151 0.456
Household member over 60 0.308 0.306 0.310 0.462 0.113 0.450
Household head with primary education 0.420 0.418 0.422 0.494 0.184 0.455
Household head with secondary or higher education 0.219 0.218 0.221 0.414 0.247 0.366
Male household head 0.800 0.799 0.802 0.400 0.110 0.390
Urban residence 0.495 0.494 0.497 0.500 0.221 0.449
Insurance coverage reported 0.253 0.250 0.250 0.435 0.381 0.308
Disabled household member 0.112 0.110 0.113 0.315 0.036 0.313