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Table 4 Distribution of total health financing as a proportion of household consumption expenditure by quintile in Ghana

From: Who pays for health care in Ghana?

  Financing sources
Socio-economic status General taxa NHILa NHI contributionsb OOP paymentsa
Quintile 1 (poorest) 1.50% 0.55% 0.08% 2.87%
Quintile 2 1.62% 0.59% 0.09% 2.83%
Quintile 3 1.84% 0.64% 0.09% 2.61%
Quintile 4 2.31% 0.73% 0.11% 2.18%
Quintile 5 (richest) 3.17% 0.98% 0.13% 2.76%
  1. a GLSS 2005/2006 data b SHIELD 2008 data