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Table 5 Distribution of government subsidy (percentage share)

From: Does the distribution of health care benefits in Kenya meet the principles of universal coverage?

  PHC Hospitals outpatient Hospitals inpatient Total subsidy Mean per capita subsidy in KES Subsidy as% of consumption expenditure
2003 survey
1 (Poorest) 25.2 16.8 11.2 15.8 125.6 3.0
2 18.7 17.1 14.3 16.4 130.3 1.4
3 21.8 15.1 26.0 19.6 155.9 1.1
4 22.6 28.0 30.9 28.4 225.8 0.9
5 (Richest) 11.6 23.0 17.5 19.8 157.9 0.2
CI -0.098 0.092 0.120 0.080 0.080 -0.375
p-value 0.139 0.000 0.174 0.035 0.032 0.000
2007 survey
1 (Poorest) 26.7 12.8 19.4 19.4 194.9 4.7
2 26.2 11.2 21.7 19.5 195.9 2.2
3 19.7 20.2 20.1 19.8 197.1 1.3
4 16.2 28.5 23.1 23.5 232.6 0.9
5 (Richest) 11.3 27.3 15.7 17.8 170.6 0.2
CI -0.17 0.176 -0.031 -0.001 -0.001 -0.461
p-value 0.000 0.000 0.430 0.960 0.741 0.000
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