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Table 1 Health insurance coverage in rural China and Vietnam

From: Can rural health insurance improve equity in health care utilization? a comparison between China and Vietnam

   Compulsory HI %(n/N) Voluntary HI %(n/N) Total %(n/N)
China Shandong N/A* 91.3% (10764/11789) 91.3% (10764/11789)
  Ningxia N/A* 85.0% (9217/10847) 85.0% (9217/10847)
Vietnam Hai Duong 25.7% (1098/4274) 23.7% (1012/4274) 49.4% (2110/4274)
  Bac Giang 27.2% (1280/4709) 25.5% (1202/4709) 52.7% (2482/4709)
  1. Data source: Household survey, 2006
  2. * The study areas were in rural China where there is no compulsory health insurance.