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

  • The original article was published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2015 14:79

The original version of this article [1] unfortunately contained a mistake. In the subsection titled “Implications for policy” part of the text was incorrect. It read “One good example is Ghana, which has now achieved 54 % comprehensive health coverage of its population, and only 2 esources are shared by the family to meet the needs of elderly members [68, 69].” The corrected text can be found below:

“One good example is Ghana, which has now achieved 54 % comprehensive health coverage of its population, and only 27 % of health spending is financed out-of-pocket [41]. Strengthen safety nets: In the Nigerian context, household resources are shared by the family to meet the needs of elderly members [67, 68].”

The original article was corrected to reflect this.

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    Adisa O. Investigating determinants of catastrophic health spending among poorly insured elderly households in urban Nigeria. Int J Equity Health. 2015;14:79. doi:10.1186/s12939-015-0188-5.

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Correspondence to Olumide Adisa.

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Adisa, O. Erratum to: Investigating determinants of catastrophic health spending among poorly insured elderly households in urban Nigeria. Int J Equity Health 14, 104 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12939-015-0241-4

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