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Table 4 Comparison of concentration indices for catastrophic costs due to TB care among TBa affected households in China (2017): stratified by region, residence and insurance type (n = 1147)

From: Inequity in catastrophic costs among tuberculosis-affected households in China

Variable Pre- TB treatment TB Treatment TB care (pre-TB treatment and treatment)
Concentration index (95% CI) Dominance test Concentration index (95% CI) Dominance test Concentration index (95% CI) Dominance test
Region
 East −0.281 (− 0.351, − 0.21) East versus west – non-dominance −0.37 (− 0.443, − 0.297) Non-dominance −0.182 (− 0.224, − 0.141) Non-dominance
 Middle − 0.439 (− 0.559, − 0.32) Middle dominates east as well as westb −0.32 (− 0.393, − 0.247)   −0.228 (− 0.284,-0.172)  
 West −0.197 (− 0.281, − 0.113)   −0.355 (− 0.438, − 0.272)   −0.164 (− 0.212, − 0.114)  
Residence
 Urban −0.301 (− 0.410, − 0.191) Non-dominance −0.174 (− 0.257, − 0.09) Rural dominates urbanb −0.131 (− 0.184, − 0.078) Non-dominance
 Rural − 0.237 (− 0.292, − 0.181)   −0.383 (− 0.435, − 0.331)   −0.179 (− 0.212, − 0.147)  
Insurance
 NCMS −0.244 (− 0.297, − 0.192) Non-dominance −0.343 (− 0.392, − 0.294) NCMS dominates non-NCMSb −0.168 (− 0.199, − 0.138) Non-dominance
 Non-NCMS − 0.25 (− 0.415, − 0.085)   −0.168 (− 0.280, − 0.055)   −0.162 (− 0.233, − 0.091)  
  1. TB Tuberculosis, CI Confidence interval, NCMS New cooperative medical scheme, Non-NMCS include urban employee basic medical insurance, urban residence basic medical insurance, public service medical insurance and other private medical insurance
  2. aDrug susceptible TB patients - China’s TB patient cost survey (2017)
  3. bStatistically significant