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Table 3 Impoverishment effect of OOPE on hospitalization

From: Effectiveness of government strategies for financial protection against costs of hospitalization Care in India

  Percentage of household below poverty line pre-payment Percentage of household below poverty line post-payment N (Households)
Total 27.13 39.86 45,261
Geographical location
 Rural 27.37 40.38 24,858
 Urban 26.61 38.77 20,403
Insurance schemes
 Government funded 21.85 33.51 6604
 Employer supported 11.04 17.33 651
 Arranged by household 3.53 10.33 713
 Not covered 28.83 42.01 37,157
 Total 27.13 39.86 45,261
Social groups
 Schedule Tribes 42.83 52.35 5412
 Schedule castes 35.82 47.35 7633
 Other backward classes 26.31 39.38 17,934
 Others 18.22 31.90 14,282
UMPC quintile (rural)
 Poorest 100.0 100.0 4694
 Poor 43.49 76.11 4318
 Middle 0.00 20.27 5178
 Rich 0.00 10.44 5187
 Richest 0.00 5.41 5480
UMPC quintile (urban)
 Poorest 100.00 99.97 4982
 Poor 20.20 53.41 4760
 Middle 0.00 10.80 4372
 Rich 0.00 9.37 3266
 Richest 0.00 3.95 3020
Service provider
 Private 18.56 36.93 22,742
 Public 36.63 43.12 22,519