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Table 2 Household health expenditure characteristics by wealth quintile, household level, 2012 and 2013

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

  Poorest Poorer Middle Richer Richest Mean
2012
 Total household expenditures (THexp) 76,975 (70,425)a 126,883 (115,544)a 170,640 (158,897)a 219,003 (206,179)a 366,512 (296,538)a 191,976 (151,893)a
 OOP payments for health (in HTG) 3978 (422)a 6587 (1112)a 5693 (1644)a 7136 (2056)a 17,066 (4220)a 8091 (1390)a
 OOP payments for health, % THexp 3.94% 3.64% 2.96% 2.9% 3.68% 3.42%
 CHE, 10% THexp 11.62% 10.27% 8.50% 7.27% 9.49% 9.43%
2013
 THexp 97,090 (77,739)a 140,174 (134,005)a 187,095 (163,182)a 243,332 (220,968)a 353,562 (294,244)a 204,209 (165,993)a
 OOP payments for health 58,864* (218)a 7188 (495)a 10,203 (1542)a 10,984 (2379)a 10,778 (2181)a 19,630 (1329)a
 OOP payments for health, % of THexp 7.99% 4.09% 4.30% 3.38% 2.61% 4.46%
 CHE, 10% THexp 18.20% 13.07% 13.52% 9.63% 4.49% 11.54%
  1. a median; top OOP payment spenders were 4 households within the lowest quintiles where they spent between HTG 91,000 – 1,077,000 on health care