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Table 1 Socio-demographics and Health-Care Characteristics of Households and Individuals

From: Effects of China’s New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme on reducing medical impoverishment in rural Yanbian: An alternative approach

Variable Amount
Households, total count 1,987
Individuals, total count 6,135
Socio-demographics
Age group
 0–20 17.4 %
 21–44 37.9 %
 45–64 35.3 %
 ≥65 9.4 %
Sex
 Female 48.4 %
 Male 51.6 %
Elementary school education or less 35.2 %
Annual household income, mean, Yuan 22,392
Poverty line 6,141 Yuan (around $2.42/day)
Households below the poverty line 9.5 %
Health care, reimbursement, and expenses
 Households participating in NRCMS 96.8 %
 Two-week outpatient visit 18.4 %
 Annual outpatient visit 94.5 %
 Hospitalization 4.7 %
 Annual reimbursement 11.2 %
 Annual outpatient reimbursement percent 3.2 %
 Annual inpatient reimbursement 40.2 %