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Table 1 Monthly per capita consumption expenditure, mean age and percentage urban by poverty and type of health centers in India, 2014

From: Do poor people in the poorer states pay more for healthcare in India?

Parameters Poor using public health centers Poor using private health centers Non-poor using public health centers Non-poor using private health centers India
Total Number of household surveyed 7,642 4,051 12,343 14,939 65932
Total number of hospitalized case 10,033 6,278 17,406 23,739 57,456
% residing in urban areasa 23.97 35.12 20.68 37.46 29.98
Mean agea 31 32 34 37 34
MPCE (in Indian rupees)a 807 880 1654 2245 1625
  1. at-test shows significant differences in mean age and MPCE of poor using public health centers and each of the three other groups. Chi-square test shows significant differences in percentage urban across groups