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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics, CONPAS 2014 – 2018

From: Inequalities in catastrophic health expenditures in conflict-affected areas and the Colombian peace agreement: an oaxaca-blinder change decomposition analysis

Variable CONPAS 2014 (N:1309) CONPAS 2018 (N:1309)
  N (%) N (%)
Concentration index -0.151 -0.233
Catastrophic expenditure
 No 925 (70.7) 907 (69.3)
 Yes 384 (29.3) 402 (30.7)
Age
 Under 18 years 63 (4.8) 0 (0.0)
 18 – 44 years 639 (48.8) 598 (45.7)
 45 – 64 years 468 (35.7) 506 (38.7)
 65 years or more 139 (10.6) 205 (15.6)
Gender
 Male 600 (45.8) 600 (45.8)
 Female 709 (54.2) 709 (54.2)
Residence
 Urban 782 (59.7) 782 (59.7)
 Rural 527 (40.3) 527 (40.3)
Internal displacement
 No 759 (58.0) 759 (58.0)
 Yes 550 (42.0) 550 (42.0)
Work type
 Formal 280 (21.4) 204 (15.6)
 Informal 906 (69.2) 977 (74.6)
 Out of Labor Force 123 (9.4) 128 (9.8)
Marital status
 Married 284 (21.7) 281 (21.5)
 Consensual Union 564 (43.1) 536 (40.9)
 Divorced 220 (16.8) 299 (22.8)
 Widow/er 72 (5.5) 94 (7.2)
 Single 169 (12.9) 99 (7.5)
Conflict level
 Lived outside Meta 163 (12.4) 0 (0.0)
 Capital city 300 (22.9) 300 (22.9)
 Highly affected 150 (11.4) 306 (23.4)
 No conflict 188 (14.3) 294 (22.5)
 Lowly affected 508 (38.8) 409 (31.2)
Ethnicity
 Majority 1027 (78.5) 1027 (78.5)
 Minority 282 (21.5) 282 (21.5)
Education
 None 79 (6.0) 79 (6.0)
 Primary School 564 (43.1) 535 (40.9)
 Secondary School 454 (34.7) 439 (33.5)
 Undergraduate 212 (16.2) 256 (19.6)
SRQ+
 No 1111 (84.9) 885 (67.6)
 Yes 198 (15.1) 424 (32.4)
Sick in the previous 12 months
 No 728 (55.6) 525 (40.1)
 Yes 581 (44.4) 784 (59.9)
Health insurance scheme
 Not affiliated 68 (5.2) 70 (5.3)
 Contributive 410 (31.3) 350 (26.7)
 Subsidized 771 (58.9) 829 (63.3)
 Other (exception, special schemes) 60 (4.6) 60 (4.6)
Children under 5 years old (mean) 0.267 0.267
Log household size (mean) 1.078 1.078
WHODAS (mean) 3.128 4.735
  1. Source: Own elaboration based on CONPAS 2014 – 2018
  2. Abbreviations: SRQ+ person has a possible mental health disorder (i.e., a SRQ positive case), WHODAS Disability score in World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule