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Table 2 Health care utilization among insured individuals

From: Inequity under equality: research on the benefits equity of Chinese basic medical insurance

Quintile URBMI NRCMI
Total hospitalization expenses (CNY) Hospitalization expense reimbursement (CNY) Medical insurance applicability Total hospitalization expenses (CNY) Hospitalization expense reimbursement (CNY) Medical insurance applicability
Poorest 14,188.38 6005.48 0.63 10,335.58 4613.19 0.59
(15,231.84) (5710.46) (0.48) (23,549.75) (9336.36) (0.49)
2nd 14,618.51 5625.16 0.67 11,467.72 4570.25 0.60
(17,658.92) (9493.36) (0.47) (19,925.77) (14,682.43) (0.49)
3rd 15,301.49 7320.51 0.70 12,303.68 4617.85 0.60
(20,622.77) (10,958.06) (0.46) (25,200.23) (9347.92) (0.49)
4th 15,659.26 9869.67 0.72 12,583.4 5836.23 0.60
(34,028.64) (18,342.27) (0.45) (21,770.66) (12,320.78) (0.49)
Richest 22,722.83 15,899.01 0.81 12,637.06 6598.45 0.62
(45,446.14) (35,098.55) (0.40) (18,804.46) (14,800.75) (0.49)
P value (between the poorest group and the richest group) *** *** *** *** *** ***
  1. Note: numbers in parentheses are standard deviations; ***, **, and * indicate significance levels of 1, 5, and 10%, respectively; the T-test method is used to test the health care utilization of the richest and poorest groups. According to National Bureau of Statistics of China, average exchange rate of CNY against USD in 2016 is 6.6423