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Table 4 NCMS protection against impoverishment owing to health expenditure and CHE

From: Financial protection effects of modification of China’s New Cooperative Medical Scheme on rural households with chronic diseases

  Hubei Chongqing Zhejiang
  Households with members suffering from chronic diseases Households without chronic diseases p-value* Households with members suffering from chronic diseases Households without chronic diseases p-value* Households with members suffering from chronic diseases Households without chronic diseases p-value*
Poverty prevalence (N (%))          
  Pre-payment 72 (24.57%) 56 (16.47%) p = 0.011 46 (18.40%) 34 (13.71%) p = 0.154 15 (10.49%) 19 (7.57%) p = 0.321
  Post-payment 158 (53.92%) 82 (24.12%) p < 0.001 115 (46.00%) 52 (20.97%) p < 0.001 51 (35.66%) 29 (11.55%) p < 0.001
  Post-reimbursement 148 (50.51%) 79 (23.24%) p < 0.001 107 (42.80%) 51 (20.56%) p < 0.001 44 (30.77%) 28 (11.16%) p < 0.001
CHE prevalence (N (%))          
  Post-payment 172 (58.70%) 52 (15.29%) p < 0.001 116 (46.40%) 35 (14.11%) p < 0.001 66 (46.15%) 23 (9.16%) p < 0.001
  Post-reimbursement 153 (52.22%) 44 (12.94%) p < 0.001 106 (42.40%) 28 (11.29%) p < 0.001 53 (37.06%) 17 (6.77%) p < 0.001
  1. *α = 0.05.