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Table 5 Poverty head count before and after OOP payments

From: Assessing the impoverishing effects, and factors associated with the incidence of catastrophic health care payments in Kenya

  Gross of total (health + transport) payments Net of health payments Net of transport payments Net of (health and transport) payments
Poverty headcount 66.60% (64.95–68. 26%) 67.78% (66.15–69. 41%) 67.02% (65.37–68.67%) 68.21% (66.58–69.84%)
Poverty gap 16,245.71 (15,528.48–16,962.94) 16,989.57 (16,263.97–17,715.16) 16,465.69 (15,745.25–17,186.13) 17,239.39 (16,510.55–17,968.23)
Normalized poverty gap 30.26% (29.10–31.41%) 31.65% (30.50–32.81%) 30.72% (29.56–31.89%) 32.19% (31.02–33.36%)
Mean positive poverty gap 24391.74 (23656.09–25127.39) 25066.82 (24324.57–25809.07) 24568.1 (23833.54–25302.67) 25275.11 (24536.74–26013.47)
Normalized mean positive poverty gap 45.43% (44.55–46.30%) 46.70% (45.84–47.57%) 45.84% (44.96–46.71%) 47.19% (46.32–48.06%)