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Table 2 Reasons for non-NHIS membership by socio-economic quintiles

From: Refusal to enrol in Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme: is affordability the problem?

Reason Socio-economic quintile (%) a Pearson’s χ 2b
First Second Third Fourth Fifth
Premium/registration fee is expensive
Uninsured (n=634) 31.23 23.19 19.56 15.56 10.57 2.11
Partial insured (n=128) 28.13 27.34 19.53 17.19 7.81  
Members do not fall sick
Uninsured (n=223) 10.31 20.18 24.22 17.49 27.80 7.45
Partial insured (n=101) 14.85 21.78 20.79 25.74 16.83  
Other
Uninsured (n=131) 16.03 20.61 19.08 16.03 28.24 8.21*
Partial insured (n=44) 9.09 29.55 29.55 20.45 11.36  
  1. Source: Household survey, 2011.
  2. aPercentages are based on row totals.
  3. b*Significant at 10%.