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Table 2 Benefits of inpatient services under NCMS in sampled counties

From: Who benefited from the New Rural Cooperative Medical System in China? A case study on Anhui Province

Indices Feixi Huaining Qingyang Lujiang Dangtu Huoqiu Average of Anhui
Expenditure per capita (US $)a 427 325 507 399 774 390 535
Rate of participation in NCMS (%) 96.7 99.6 98.5 93.4 96.4 93.6 93.6
Hospitalization rate in NCMS (%) 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.1 5.7 5.9 6.6
Benefit episodes of inpatients (thousand) 42.3 34.1 13.5 57.4 30.6 37.0 3,045.7
Average benefit per inpatients service ($)a 236.0 259.2 238.5 222.3 280.3 451.3 217.3
  1. Notes: a- United States dollars, based on the currency exchange rates of 6.831 China Yuan to US $ 1.00 in 2009