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Table 3 Dispersion ratio across the top five diseases among medical travelers, 2013

From: Evaluation of public subsidy for medical travel: does it protect against household impoverishment?

Disease Group (ICD 10)   Medical cost during last episode of treatment abroad Richest 5% Poorest 5% Percentile ratio Poverty head count ratio Proportion of financial protection
N Median (IQR) 95th percentile 5th percentile Gross Net Difference %
Diseases of the circulatory system 82 926.54 (266, 2625) 12,128.9 124.7 97.3 3% 18% 16% 57.3
Diseases of nervous system 69 795.13 (305, 1474) 7237.2 127.9 56.6 0% 2% 2% 33.3
Diseases of musculoskeletal system 65 603.39 (218, 1072) 2111.9 73.2 28.8 6% 16% 10% 15.4
Diseases of genitourinary system 62 808.54 (305, 1331) 4009.2 67.1 59.7 10% 18% 8% 54.8
Diseases of the eye & adnexa 51 492.09 (156, 1149) 2136.0 52.3 40.8 17% 28% 11% 54.9
Neoplasms 51 1193.37 (412, 4312) 9589.2 83.8 114.4 2% 7% 5% 86.3