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Table 4 Percentage of Population Incurring Catastrophic Health Spending by Multidimensional Poverty and Household Characteristics of Sample Households in India, Nepal and Myanmar, 2011-13

From: Multidimensional poverty and catastrophic health spending in the mountainous regions of Myanmar, Nepal and India

Variable India    Nepal    Myanmar  
  Multidimensionally poor Multidimensionally non-poor All Multidimensionally poor Multidimensionally non-poor All Multidimensionally poor Multidimensionally non-poor All
Age of Household Head
 Lt31 35.29 47.42 42.77 21.02 24.98 23.49 31.09 19.44 26.21
 31-45 46.40 30.97 36.61 15.04 14.16 14.48 25.83 16.69 22.10
 46-60 46.85 34.16 38.40 25.01 14.33 18.77 24.70 16.46 21.24
 61+ 56.70 40.57 45.51 19.44 24.05 21.88 23.95 15.52 20.44
Sex of the Head of the Household
 Male 46.97 35.00 39.04 21.51 16.35 17.89 23.99 13.93 20.08
 Female 49.98 38.17 42.96 20.23 19.48 20.43 29.77 20.77 25.67
Marital Status of the Head of the Household
 Currently married 46.36 34.97 38.79 20.10 18.94 17.92 24.80 16.72 21.56
 Otherwise 54.82 38.93 45.72 22.91 16.52 21.06 35.71 18.18 26.96
Educational level of the Head of the Household
 Illiterate 51.62 38.57 47.39 21.61 18.02 20.41 22.49 12.44 20.37
 Literate formal/less than class 5 43.95 41.26 42.98 17.96 14.39 16.21 29.28 10.82 24.10
 Class 5-7 46.93 40.86 41.86 26.35 23.16 23.36 34.35 24.46 27.87
 Class 8-10 44.75 35.38 36.48 23.96 11.35 11.96 45.84 19.16 25.49
 11+ years/professional 17.40 26.56 26.00 11.27 16.76 16.60 15.17 10.90 11.45
Consumption Quintile
 Poorest 52.42 58.49 54.10 34.46 37.80 35.37 45.18 40.14 44.47
 Poorer 52.21 44.82 47.44 18.43 21.07 20.00 29.31 31.61 30.08
 Middle 47.71 41.65 43.26 22.93 15.93 18.58 15.67 15.06 15.43
 Richer 40.61 34.44 36.02 10.25 16.95 14.69 13.52 12.57 12.98
 Richest 36.51 18.75 22.78 10.78 9.93 10.19 7.91 9.27 8.78
Place of Residence
 Rural 59.45 23.89 25.74 21.37 18.65 19.85 23.22 16.77 18.17
 Urban 47.80 37.63 41.24 6.84 8.41 8.11 26.37 17.07 23.17
 Number of Households 854 1793 2647 960 1350 2310 2514 1776 4290