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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).