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Table 1 Distribution of health financing burden

From: Who pays for and who benefits from health care services in Uganda?

  % share in total Concentration index(standard error) Kakwani index(standard error) Dominance test
45 degree line Lorenz
Out-of-pocket 73.7 0.487*** (0.023) 0.064* (0.038) - -
Corporate income tax 3.1 0.679*** (0.075) 0.256 (0.228) - -
Computed PIT 5.4 0.619*** (0.024) 0.195*** (0.068) - -
Excise tax 6.5 0.634*** (0.020) 0.211*** (0.029) - -
Import tax 2.2 0.564*** (0.019) 0.141*** (0.031) - -
Value added tax 9.1 0.552*** (0.014) 0.129*** (0.016) - -
Total 100 - 0.094 - -
  1. Source: Authors’ computations based on UNHS 2009/10.
  2. ***p < 0.01; *p < 0.1.
  3. Note: - means that the 45 degree line or Lorenz curve dominates.