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Table 3 Health status of insured individuals

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

Quintile URBMI NRCMI
Sick in the last two weeks Sick in the last half year SRH Sick in the last two weeks Sick in the last half year SRH
Poorest 0.24 0.43 0.26 0.20 0.36 0.25
(0.42) (0.50) (0.44) (0.40) (0.48) (0.43)
2nd 0.23 0.30 0.22 0.18 0.30 0.19
(0.42) (0.46) (0.42) (0.38) (0.46) (0.39)
3rd 0.19 0.31 0.17 0.16 0.28 0.15
(0.39) (0.46) (0.37) (0.37) (0.45) (0.36)
4th 0.19 0.26 0.11 0.13 0.25 0.11
(0.39) (0.44) (0.31) (0.34) (0.44) (0.32)
Richest 0.19 0.26 0.10 0.13 0.25 0.09
(0.39) (0.44) (0.30) (0.33) (0.43) (0.29)
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