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Table 2 MPCE Class wise Average Out-of-pocket Expenditure for NCD-related Inpatient and Outpatient Care in India (in INR)

From: Equity in distribution of public subsidy for noncommunicable diseases among the elderly in India: an application of benefit incidence analysis

ServiceMPCE ClassRuralUrban
PublicPrivatePublicPrivate
MedicineMedicalTotalMedicineMedicalTotalMedicineMedicalTotalMedicineMedicalTotal
InpatientPoorest230253437130446617,36419,245198047226047537527,41529,607
Lower Middle259148576612562220,57022,860344173009235648226,23728,923
Upper Middle4595926311,366590326,99029,6103693947011,696628340,21843,826
Richest401712,15015,223891139,36343,129599018,55421,47910,61064,79769,239
All3508826010,487702130,17533,157378910,07212,183810046,97650,614
OutpatientPoorest188240294331502591108135186367514565
Lower Middle224296379335454519262354417594863934
Upper Middle372441538475612676352408465501737807
Richest3644545495307248333484635247169921080
All294366449453616703270344401588834908
  1. Source: Authors’ estimation based on NSS data (2014)