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Table 2 Number and proportion of households that incurred CHE

From: Measurement and explanation of socioeconomic inequality in catastrophic health care expenditure: evidence from the rural areas of Shaanxi Province

Economic status 2008 2013
Average OOP health expenditure (yuan RMB) Average household CTP (yuan RMB) No.(%) household with CHE Average OOP health expenditure (yuan RMB) Average household CTP (yuan RMB) No.(%) household with CHE
Quintile 1 (poorest) 626.03 2747.05 117(18.14) 1337.06 5530.64 585(22.35)
Quintile 2 (poorer) 1010.58 4242.29 124(19.28) 1994.95 9555.12 413(15.73)
Quintile 3 (middle) 1178.50 5484.92 97(15.16) 2713.22 13914.49 393(14.81)
Quintile 4 (richer) 1650.81 7749.65 96(15.09) 3467.41 19171.17 345(13.37)
Quintile 5 (richest) 3647.62 13561.46 119(18.22) 5776.32 34831.99 336(12.89)
Total 1620.54 6745.79 553(17.19) 3052.88 16567.24 2072(15.83)
  1. OOP, out-of-pocket; CHE, catastrophic health care expenditure; CTP, capacity to pay