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Table 2 Inequalities in catastrophic payment and distress financing related to health care costs, Bangladesh, 2011

From: Inequalities in financial risk protection in Bangladesh: an assessment of universal health coverage

  Catastrophic payments Distress financing
Household consumption quintile, % (95% CI)
 Quintile 1 (poorest) 14.3 (10.3–19.6) 11.7 (8.3–16.4)
 Quintile 2 9.7 (6.2–15.0) 7.6 (4.9–11.7)
 Quintile 3 9.2 (5.7–14.5) 6.1 (3.1–11.8)
 Quintile 4 7.1 (4.3–11.4) 4.8 (2.6–8.6)
 Quintile 5 (richest) 3.4 (1.7–6.4) 3.9 (2.0–7.7)
Inequality index, (95% CI)
 Slope index of inequality (Q5-Q1) −12.0 (−18.6 to −5.4) −9.3 (−15.0 to −3.5)
 Relative index of inequality (Q5:Q1) 0.3 (0.1–0.5) 0.3 (0.1–0.5)
 Concentration index −0.2 (−0.3 to −0.1) −0.2 (−0.3 to −0.1)
  1. CI Confidence interval