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Table 3 Mean Differences in Out-of-Pocket Expenditures Before and After NHI

From: Household out-of-pocket medical expenditures and national health insurance in Taiwan: income and regional inequality

  Pre-NHI (1994) Post-NHI (1996) Total percentage change
Total expenditures 23046 17726 -23.08%
   North 23885 17495 -26.75%
   Center 23503 16950 -27.88%
   South 20397 18645 -8.59%
   East 29606 17389 -41.27%
Family income
   Lowest 20%~1st quintile 13551 11390 -15.95%
   Lower 20%~2nd quintile 15218 14559 -4.33%
   Middle 20%~3rd quintile 18398 16783 -8.78%
   Higher 20%~4th quintile 24565 19409 -20.99%
   Highest 20%~5th quintile 35738 26227 -26.61%
  1. Unit: NT$, 1994: 1US$ = 26.24NT$; 1996: 1US$ = 27.79NT$