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Table 4 Standardized percentage of inpatient cancer care expenditure reaching given cutoff percentages of family income

From: Inpatient care burden due to cancers in Anhui, China: a cross-sectional household survey

Grouping criteria Direct expenditure meeting given % income Total expenditure meeting given % income
20 % 30 % 40 % 50 % 20 % 30 % 40 % 50 %
Age (years)
 Under 45 21.4 17.1 14.3 12.9 22.9 20.0 20.0 15.7
 45 to 54 41.9 32.3 27.4 22.6 51.6 41.9 33.9 27.4
 55 to 64 30.0 22.0 18.0 14.0 36.0 26.0 24.0 18.0
 65 to 74 56.8 43.2 43.2 38.6 59.1 50.0 43.2 43.2
 75 or over 35.7 19.0 14.3 14.3 40.5 21.4 19.0 14.3
P value 0.002 0.012 0.002 0.004 0.001 0.002 0.034 0.003
Gender
 Males 26.6 18.4 16.4 14.0 30.0 21.6 20.1 16.9
 Females 24.3 19.7 15.6 13.6 29.3 24.4 20.7 16.1
P value 0.062 0.490 0.298 0.486 0.103 0.658 0.314 0.240
Region
 Urban 22.0 16.1 14.0 12.8 26.0 19.9 17.0 14.5
 Rural 31.0 23.1 19.1 15.5 35.2 27.5 25.4 19.7
P value 0.070 0.091 0.126 0.348 0.075 0.161 0.082 0.188
Type of health insurance
 NCMC 27.8 18.8 15.4 12.4 31.7 23.8 21.1 16.3
 CEMI 9.2 8.6 7.6 7.6 12.8 9.2 8.6 8.6
 CRMI 20.5 14.8 11.4 9.1 24.3 16.8 14.8 9.1
 URMI 50.1 41.9 38.6 36.0 50.1 45.6 45.6 38.6
 Others 81.1 65.2 57.2 46.8 88.3 80.4 65.2 57.2
P value <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
Household income (quartile)
 Q1 20.4 14.9 12.9 12.5 22.5 17.0 16.6 12.9
 Q2 23.0 20.5 18.1 15.7 32.4 24.0 19.6 17.1
 Q3 41.7 26.8 21.0 15.7 44.5 33.1 31.1 22.5
 Q4 21.5 14.8 12.6 11.4 23.7 17.3 13.7 13.7
P value 0.008 0.091 0.103 0.123 0.005 0.031 0.012 0.153
Level of hospital
 Township 15.4 7.7 7.7 7.7 23.1 7.7 7.7 7.7
 County 31.1 20.5 17.2 14.8 37.7 24.6 21.3 17.2
 Prefecture 43.4 31.9 26.5 23.9 46.9 39.8 34.5 29.2
 Provence 31.4 27.1 25.7 20.0 35.7 30.0 28.6 22.9
P value 0.076 0.098 0.164 0.228 0.222 0.025 0.062 0.104
Education
 No education 26.8 21.5 19.6 19.1 32.7 25.8 23.8 20.2
 Primary school 21.2 15.5 14.0 11.2 23.0 18.5 16.2 13.3
 Middle school 28.6 17.5 11.2 7.6 35.5 21.9 16.7 12.4
 Secondary or higher school 19.4 16.0 14.5 14.5 21.0 17.9 16.0 16.0
P value 0.001 0.010 0.006 0.001 <0.001 0.003 0.003 0.019
Total 25.9 19.1 16.3 14.0 30.0 23.1 20.6 16.7
  1. Note: NCMC new corporative medical care, CEMI city employee medical insurance, CRMI city resident medical insurance, URMI urban and rural medical insurance, the power for the differences in the percentages of inpatient cancer care expenditure reaching given cutoff percentages of family income among different groups was calculated using χ 2 test