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Table 3 Measures of poverty gross and net of health payments in different groups in urban areas

From: Assessing the effects of the percentage of chronic disease in households on health payment-induced poverty in Shaanxi Province, China

  Gross of health payment(1) Net of health payment(2) Difference
Absolute(3) = (2)–(1) Relative(4) = [(3)/(1)]*100
Group 1*
 Poverty headcount 12.55% 16.87% 4.32% 34.42%
 Poverty gap(Yuan) 435.16 661.63 226.47 52.04%
 Mean positive poverty gap(Yuan) 3466.71 3922.21 455.5 13.14%
Group 2
 Poverty headcount 9.38% 16.23% 6.85% 73.03%
 Poverty gap(Yuan) 355.66 689.67 334.01 93.91%
 Mean positive poverty gap(Yuan) 3789.79 4249.15 459.36 12.12%
Group 3
 Poverty headcount 11.19% 19.77% 8.58% 76.68%
 Poverty gap(Yuan) 362.87 733.18 370.31 102.05%
 Mean positive poverty gap(Yuan) 3242.07 3708.59 466.52 14.39%
Group 4
 Poverty headcount 14.61% 26.41% 11.80% 80.77%
 Poverty gap(Yuan) 420.07 913.10 493.03 117.37%
 Mean positive poverty gap(Yuan) 2874.47 3457.51 583.04 20.28%
  1. *Group 1: percentage of chronic patients in the households was 0%; Group 2: percentage of chronic patients in the households was 1~40%; Group 3: percentage of chronic patients in the households was 41~50%; Group 4: percentage of chronic patients in the households was 51~100%