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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of Models 1 and 2, household level, in Haitian Gourdes (HTG)a

From: Equitable realization of the right to health in Haiti: how household data inform health seeking behavior and financial risk protection

Variable description 2012 2013
Observation Proportion Mean Standard Deviation (SD) Observation Proportion Mean Standard Deviation (SD)
Household level 4930     2241    
Household Expenditure 4930   191,976 172,722 2241   204,209 153,315
Rate of Catastrophic Health Expenditures (CHE) 4930   9.43%   2241   11.54%  
Health OOP payments, household level 4930   8091 28,632    19,630 178,073
Health OOP payments-Individual level 4930   1507 5520    3089 33,605
Household size 4930   6.05 2.73    6.12 2.77
Household has under 4-years children 4930 51.54%     49.60%   
Household has elderly 4930 20.16%     20.69%   
Household head is male 4930 57.18%     55.51%   
Household lives in urban area 4930 47.97%     48.35%   
Literate household head 4930 61.58%     65.89%   
Region
 North   20.62%     20.29%   
 South   14.74%     13.55%   
 Transversal   23.29%     24.73%   
 West   19.32%     19.18%   
 Metropolitan   22.02%     22.25%   
Households sick the last 30 days      2241 18%   
Households who sought care when sick      2241 76%   
Health Insurance      2241 1.7%   
Households who used outpatient services      2241 18%   
Households who used inpatient services      2241 3%   
  1. Source: ECVMAS I and II (2012 and 2013)
  2. aIn 2012, 1 USD $ = 42 Haitian Gourdes. In 2013, 1 USD $ = 44 Haitian Gourdes