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Table 2 Descriptive statistics and socioeconomic characteristics of the sampling data by income quintile

From: Improving equity in health care financing in China during the progression towards Universal Health Coverage

Income quintiles No. of families No. of individuals Per capita household expenditure OOP
1—poorest 602 1767 5486.63 (5335.91 to 5637.35) 617.23 (559.71 to 674.76)
2 602 1780 10,355.37 (10,261.41 to 10,449.34) 932.15 (825.89 to 1038.41)
3 601 1775 14,558.69 (14,456.95 to 14,660.44) 1143.78 (1021.26 to 1266.30)
4 602 1762 20,261.31 (20,096.49 to 20,426.14) 1808.89 (1616.48 to 2001.30)
5—richest 601 1770 38,641.08 (37,205.61 to 40,076.54) 5169.61 (4224.93 to 6114.29)
Total 3008 8854 17,854.81 (17,352.02 to 18,357.60) 1933.52 (1729.42 to 2137.62)
  1. Data source: Author’s analysis from the sample of household survey
  2. Note: All expenditures are presented in CNY. 95% confidence intervals are in the parentheses