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Table 8 Horizontal inequity index of health service utilisation

From: The effects of China’s urban basic medical insurance schemes on the equity of health service utilisation: evidence from Shaanxi Province

  UEBMI URBMI
  Outpatient utilisation Inpatient utilisation Outpatient utilisation Inpatient utilisation
Insured     
 CI 0.1225 0.1372 -0.2082 0.1590
 Contribution of health need -0.0031 0.0150 -0.0489 -0.0341
HI index 0.1256 0.1222 -0.1593 0.1931
(0.0249, 0.3230) (0.0154, 0.3315) (-0.2626, 0.0432) (0.0887, 0.3977)
Uninsured     
 CI -0.0615 0.2971 0.0894 0.3153
 Contribution of health need -0.0104 0.0225 -0.0073 -0.0046
HI index -0.0511 0.2746 0.0967 0.3199
  (-0.0833, 0.0120) (0.1358, 0.5467) (0.0486, 0.1910) (0.1655, 0.6225)
  1. Notes: CI - concentration index; HI - horizontal inequity. 95% confidence intervals of HI index are in the parentheses.