# Table 1 Distribution of direct costs and incidence of catastrophic expenditure for TB, China 2012

Indicators Study locations All
Hanzhong Yichang Zhenjiang
Frequency 236 261 250 747
Average OOPa costs of TB care (US\$)b
Mean(SD.) 1139(2376) 847(1822) 1495(1801) 1156(1678)
Median(p25,p75) 478(398,875) 462(292,593) 876(477,2547) 637(318,1273)
Average annual household income (US\$)
Mean(SD.) 3540(4037) 4070(4287) 7236(6612) 4962(5358)
Median(p25,p75) 2389(796,4777) 3185(1455,5175) 6162(2002,10143) 3414(1269,6407)
Average annual household expenditure (US\$)
Mean(SD.) 3045(3140) 3613(3169) 4221(3888) 3641(3449)
Median(p25,p75) 2384(1194,3662) 3185(1393,4777) 3185(1592,5573) 3185(1560,4777)
Average capacity to pay (US\$)c
Mean(SD.) 2042(2839) 2494(2761) 2584(3210) 2384(2945)
Median(p25,p75) 1306(557,2433) 1911(804,3463) 1592(796,3184) 1592(716,3001)
OOP costs share of household income (%) 32.2 20.8 20.7 23.3
OOP costs share of capacity to pay (%) 55.8 34.0 57.9 48.5
Households with catastrophic expenditure (%)
I = >10 % of household income 67.8 65.1 67.6 66.8
II = ≥40 % of capacity to pay 55.8 45.1 63.7 54.7
1. Note: US\$ = United States dollar
2. a: OOP: out-of-pocket
3. b: A currency exchange rate of Chinese RMB 628 Yuan to US\$1 00 Yuan (at the end of 2012)
4. c: Capacity to pay means that household expenditure minus food expenditure