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Table 4 Measures of Poverty Before and After Netting Out Spending on Health Care, Malawi 2011

From: Impoverishing effects of catastrophic health expenditures in Malawi

  Gross of health Net of health Difference
Payments (1) Payments (2) Absolute Relative
   (3) = (2)-(1) [(3)/(1)]*100
Poverty Head count 50.98% 51.91% 0.93% 1.82%
Poverty Gap 0.19 0.20 0.48 2.54%
Normalized Poverty gap 9.37 9.67 0.30 3.22%
  1. Source: Author based on NSO (2011) [24] data