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Table 1 Proportion of households with CHE at variable thresholds and by expenditure quintiles (N = 1176)

From: Investigating determinants of catastrophic health spending among poorly insured elderly households in urban Nigeria

  Mean Expenditure Quintile
Q1: Poorest Q2 Q3 Q4: Richest
10 % of total household expenditure 9.61 14.63 10.54 6.46 6.50
  1. Author’s analysis based on the NGHPS 2010 (urban elderly sample). Expenditure differences across the household quintiles are statistically significant at the for 10 % CHE threshold (p < 0.05)