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Table 4 Results of the incidence and severity of catastrophic medical payments among all the studied families

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

Variables Poor families Non-poor families Total
N. of family * 324 198 522
H cat (%) # 64.8 29.3 44.4
G cat (%) 131.3 18.4 66.4
MPG cat (%) 202.7 62.9 149.6
  1. Poor families indicate those with an annual income of less than RMB1300/$208.1 per capita.
  2. Non-poor families indicate those with an annual income of RMB1300/$208.1 per capita or above.
  3. *N. of family indicates the number of families with CMP.
  4. #Statistics: χ2 = 146.82, P < 0.001.