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Table 2 Catastrophic Health Expenditure (percentage of households where OOPE on hospitalization exceeding the 10% or 25% threshold of total annual consumption expenditure)

From: Effectiveness of government strategies for financial protection against costs of hospitalization Care in India

  CHE > 10% threshold CHE > 25% threshold N (Households)
Total 39.62 18.22 45,261
Geographical location
 Rural 39.04 18.09 24,858
 Urban 40.84 18.52 20,403
Insurance schemes
 Government funded 38.31 17.87 6604
 Employer supported 29.59 12.88 651
 Arranged by household 31.67 13.91 713
 Not covered 40.17 18.48 37,157
 Total 39.62 18.22 45,261
Social groups
 Schedule Tribes 25.72 10.23 5412
 Schedule castes 35.66 15.91 7633
 Other backward classes 41.29 19.31 17,934
 Others 43.52 20.32 14,282
UMPC quintile (rural)
 Poorest 36.21 16.98 4694
 Poor 34.45 16.92 4318
 Middle 37.34 15.59 5178
 Rich 38.48 17.65 5187
 Richest 47.18 22.58 5480
UMPC quintile (urban)
 Poorest 37.85 18.58 4982
 Poor 39.32 18.65 4760
 Middle 43.58 17.59 4372
 Rich 45.82 20.91 3266
 Richest 37.93 16.91 3020
Service provider
 Private 60.74 29.04 22,742
 Public 16.19 6.22 22,519