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Table 2 Sensitivity analysis of catastrophic out-of-pocket healthcare payments at various threshold levels

From: Catastrophic health expenditure and impoverishment in households of persons with depression: a cross-sectional, comparative study in rural Ethiopia

Mental health conditions Catastrophic healthcare expenditure measures as a share of total consumption Threshold level
5% 10% 15% 25%
Depression and high disability Headcount (%) 46.1 24.0 11.5 5.7
Overshoot (%) 4.0 2.6 2.0 1.2
Mean positive overshoot (%) 8.8 17.3 17.5 21.5
Depression and low disability Headcount (%) 38.8 15.3 9.2 5.5
Overshoot (%) 3.5 1.9 1.2 0.5
Mean positive overshoot (%) 8.1 9.1 10.4 13.9
Comparison without depression Headcount (%) 32.9 12.1 6.0 2.4
Overshoot (%) 1.9 0.9 0.4 0.02
Mean positive overshoot (%) 5.9 7.2 7.6 8.7
  1. Bold, significant at P < 0.05 for Pearson’s χ2 comparing catastrophic head count by depression sub-groups