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Table 3 Disaggregation of catastrophic health expenditure (10% of total household expenditure)

From: What has been the progress in addressing financial risk in Uganda? Analysis of catastrophe and impoverishment due to health payments

Disaggregation variable 2005/06 2009/10 2012/13 2016/17
Total  22.4  21.4  13.8  14.2
Socio-economic status quintiles
 Poorest  18.9  17.2  9.6  7.7
 Second poorest  20.4  18.9  10.0  13.7
 Middle  24.2  21.5  12.6  14.1
 Second richest  26.5  24.2  18.1  19.2
 Richest  22.0  25.0  18.7  16.5
Poverty Status
 Non-poor  23.7  22.6  14.8  14.7
 Poor  19.5  17.2  9.8  12.8
Residence
 Rural  23.5  21.7  13.5  15.3
 Urban  16.2  19.5  14.9  13.0
Region
 Central  20.3  21.9  19.8  15.3
 Eastern  21.1  21.6  9.1  13.0
 Northern  20.2  18.3  13.1  13.9
 Western  27.8  23.1  13.8  14.7
  1. Source: Authors’ computation based on the UNHS 2005/06-2016/17 data