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Table 2 Average expenditure per capital

From: Global budget payment system helps to reduce outpatient medical expenditure of hypertension in China

Expenditure index Total medical expense MI fund expense OOP expense Self-payment ratio (%)
Total 671.40 512.75 158.65 22.26
Age
 18–44 487.49 ± 625.75 372.89 ± 475.27 114.60 ± 165.16 22.03% ± 12.12
 45–64 678.54 ± 764.94*** 517.77 ± 577.86*** 160.77 ± 202.71*** 22.26% ± 10.71
 ≥65 716.80 ± 805.29*** 547.83 ± 609.62*** 168.98 ± 210.90*** 22.32% ± 10.15
Gender
 Male 694.94 ± 798.59 532.07 ± 605.79 162.87 ± 208.55 22.00% ± 11.01
 Female 650.51 ± 741.60*** 495.60 ± 559.26*** 154.91 ± 197.19** 22.49% ± 10.36**
Method of payment
 FFS group 700.64 ± 760.66 532.37 ± 572.84 168.27 ± 204.76 22.32% ± 11.18
 GBPS group 640.28 ± 777.08*** 491.87 ± 590.67*** 148.42 ± 199.88*** 22.19% ± 10.10
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± standard deviation. For comparison of average expenditure among different age groups, those patients between 18 and 44 years old were used as reference. For comparison of average expenditure between different gender groups, male patients were used as reference. For comparison of average expenditure between groups of different payment method, those patients in the FFS group were used as reference
  2. MI medical insurance, OOP out-of-pocket
  3. * p value < 0.05,** p value < 0.01,*** p value < 0.001