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Table 2 Household health expenditures among the families of the subjects

From: Role of the new rural cooperative medical system in alleviating catastrophic medical payments for hypertension, stroke and coronary heart disease in poor rural areas of China

Diseases Family type N*/ Fa-N HE HypD (RMB/$) HE T §(RMB/$) HE HypD /HE T (%) IHE HypD ||(RMB/$)
Hypertension Non-poor 591/558 341356/54651 2175912/348364 15.7 577.6/92.5
Poor 409/389 238729/38221 966567/154747 24.7 583.7/93.5
Total 1000/947 580085/92872 3142479/503111 18.5 580.1/92.9
Stroke Non-poor 62/60 198754/31821 398600/63816 49.9 3205.7/513.2
Poor 50/50 140422/22482 214890/34404 65.4 2808.4/449.6
Total 112/110 339176/54302 613490/98220 55.3 3028.4/484.8
CHD Non-poor 73/73 145399/23278 340310/54484 42.7 1991.8/318.9
Poor 77/76 88812/14219 281700/45100 31.5 1153.4/184.7
Total 150/149 234211/37497 622010/99584 37.6 1561.4/250.0
Total Non-poor 724/684 685509/109750 2914822/466663 23.5 946.8/151.6
Poor 536/502 467963/74921 1463157/238494 32.0 873.1/139.8
Total 1262/1176 1153472/184671 4377979/713610 23.6 914.0/146.3
  1. A non-poor family type has an annual income of RMB1300/$208.1 per capita or above; a poor family type has an annual income of less than RMB1300/ $208.1 per capita.
  2. *N indicates the number of subjects studied.
  3. Fa-N indicates the number of families of the subjects.
  4. HE HypD indicates the household expenditure related to hypertension, stroke and CHD among the studied families in the past year (2008).
  5. §HE T indicates the total household health expenditures of the studied families in the past year (2008).
  6. ||IHE HypD indicates individual health expenditures related to hypertension, stroke and CHD in the past year (2008).