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Table 1 Persons suffering from illness and the number of illness episodes during the year.

From: Household out-of-pocket payments for illness: Evidence from Vietnam

  Household total expenditure quintiles Total
  1 (bottom) 2 3 4 5 (top)  
Number of persons 377 576 567 600 607 2727
Number of household members 3.0 4.7 4.6 4.8 4.9 4.4
Percent of persons suffering from at least one episode of illness 93.6% 92.2% 93.3% 92.5% 93.3% 92.9%
Total number of illness episodes 1 303 1 749 1 668 1 929 1 731 8 380
Episodes of illness per person having suffered at least one episode of illness 3.7 3.3 3.2 3.5 3.1 3.3
Percent of illness episodes where no drugs or services were used 4.5% 3.5% 3.0% 2.7% 1.9% 3.0%