Year

SD of Log GHE

Fvalue

CV of GHE

Fvalue


2003

0.3197

—

1.0455

—

2004

0.3378

0.8956

1.9722

0.281

2005

0.3289*

1.0552

1.2884*

2.3432

2006

0.3083*

1.1376

1.0042*

1.6461

2007

0.2520*

1.4976

0.9131*

1.2094

 Note: Ftest for SD (Microsoft Excel 2007 software)_{,} =SD_{t1}^{2}/SD_{t}^{2}, where t1 (t = 2004, …, 2007) is the base year, and t is the year under test. The null hypothesis is SD_{t1}^{2} ≤ SD_{t}^{2}. The Ftest for CV is the same. * is significance at 5 %. SD and CV refer to standard deviation and coefficient of variation, respectively. GHE is the abbreviation of government health expenditure