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Table 3 premium and threshold benefits coverage for hospitalization expenditures at each experimental county

From: Evaluation of the new rural cooperative medical system in China: is it working or not?

Regions Minimum premium medical insurance coverage
(Mean ± SD)
Threshold benefit
insured coverage
  Clinics County
hospitals
Hospitals
above county level
 
Economically less developed regions 188.00 ± 55.73 320.00 ± 63.25 480.00 ± 122.93 5930.00 ± 2061.31
Economically developed regions 296.15 ± 116.30 503.85 ± 165.15 742.31 ± 165.15 22846.15 ± 20099.11
P-Value 0.118 0.054 0.132 0.005
  1. Insurance costs are represented in RMB.
  2. * Exchange rate during the last 2 years: 1 USD = 8 RMB Jan 2006; 1 USD = 7.46 RMB Sept 2007,