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Table 4 The percent of episodes and health expenditure for different illnesses related to households' capacity to pay

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

  The ratio (x) of total household health expenditures to household capacity to pay   
  x ≤ 10% 10% <x ≤ 20% 20% <x ≤ 30% 30% <x ≤ 40% 40% <x All
  Episodes % Expenditure % Episodes % Expenditure % Episodes % Expenditure % Episodes % Expenditure % Episodes % Expenditure % Episodes % Expenditure %
Injuries 3.3 3.4 3.3 2.2 3.5 0.5 4.0 0.7 1.3 2.1 3.3 2.5
CD 59.8 58.6 67.6 62.9 63.4 72.9 62.4 36.2 69.6 85.0 61.4 60.6
NCD 27.8 29.0 20.1 19.5 23.9 23.4 23.5 58.6 20.3 11.1 26.2 27.7
Other 1.4 1.8 1.3 1.0 1.6 0.3 1.3 0.3 - - 1.4 1.2
Mix 7.8 7.3 7.8 14.4 7.6 2.9 8.7 4.2 8.9 1.8 7.8 8.0
Total 100 100.0 100 100.0 100 100.0 100 100.0 100 100.0 100 100.0
No of episodes 6 423   1 415   314   149   79   8 380  
Average house-hold health exp   304 612   855 601   1 617 974   2 072 108   2 267 829   472 947
No. of house-holds 502 81 19 12 7 621
  1. CD = communicable illnesses, NCD = non-communicable illnesses, Other = other illnesses, Mix = mix of illnesses