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Table 2 Out-of-pocket health expenditure before and after intervention by income group (RMB)

From: Impact of an innovative financing and payment model on tuberculosis patients’ financial burden: is tuberculosis care more affordable for the poor?

Income group Before intervention After intervention % change P-value
Mean Median Mean Median Mean Median (Means)
<  4369 RMB 2876 1428 5961 2700 107.3 89.1 <  0.001
4369–12 647 RMB 3656 1752 6169 2780 68.7 58.7 0.002
>  12 647 RMB 4409 2400 4972 2570 12.8 7.1 0.4
Overall 3576 1752 5791 2700 61.9 54.1 <  0.001