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Table 6 Financial burden of TB patients before and after intervention

From: The impact of increased reimbursement rates under the new cooperative medical scheme on the financial burden of tuberculosis patients

residence Mean per capita income of rural residents (RMB) OOP/per capita income of rural resident (%)
baseline intervention baseline intervention intervention-a intervention-b
ZJ 9169 15 285 33 13*** 6*** 22***
YD 9096 15 035 26 14** 12*** 15
WF 3815 7146 54 21*** 15*** 24
Total 7027 11 837 35 16*** 11*** 20**
  1. Data source: NCMS database
  2. Note: intervention-a indicates reimbursement data for TB patients included in the project and intervention-b reimbursement data for TB patients excluded from the project
  3. TB Tuberculosis, ZJ Zhijiang City, YD Yidu City, WF Wufeng City, OOP Out-of-pocket payment
  4. **, ***: significant at the 5, and 1% levels, respectively