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Table 4 Percent of households incurring CHE before and after intervention by income group

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

Income group CHE_10/% CHE_40/%
Before intervention After intervention P-value Before intervention After intervention P-value
<  4369 RMB 72.8 82.3 0.016 43.0 52.0 0.055
4369–12 647 RMB 41.6 52.2 0.009 27.3 32.5 0.163
>  12 647 RMB 25.1 31.0 0.221 27.5 22.8 0.316
Overall 47.8 56.3 0.001 32.4 36.5 0.113
  1. CHE_10: 10% of household income threshold; CHE_40: 40% non-food expenditure threshold