Table 1

Summary statistics

PopulationVariableTypeMean or proportionSDMinMax
All individuals (N=1787)Knew about the existence of CBHIBinary0.350.480.001.00
Sex (female)Binary0.540.500.001.00
Was in a unionBinary0.900.300.001.00
Had primary education or higherBinary0.160.370.001.00
Had poorer self-rated healthBinary0.580.490.001.00
Distance to the nearest CBHI (in km)Continuous5.462.840.0512.82
Distance to the nearest health facility (in km)Continuous3.
No of adult equivalents in the householdContinuous11.535.940.7941.90
Had a lower perception of healthcare qualityBinary0.710.450.001.00
Individuals who had a health problem in the last 2 months (N=418)Consulted in a health facility following a health problemBinary0.330.470.001.00
Duration of the health problemBinary0.700.460.001.00
Severity of the health problemBinary0.170.380.001.00
Women who had a live birth in the last 2 years (n=197)No of prenatal consultationsDiscrete3.331.260.006.00
Gave birth in a health facilityBinary0.540.500.001.00
All households (N=1001)Beneficiary of the PNBSF cash transfer programmeBinary0.550.500.001.00
Forgone medical consultationBinary0.360.480.001.00
Forgone medical treatmentBinary0.240.430.001.00
Had catastrophic health expenditures, 40% thresholdBinary0.
Had catastrophic health expenditures, 30% thresholdBinary0.110.310.001.00
Had catastrophic health expenditures, 20% thresholdBinary0.170.370.001.00
Age of the household headContinuous57.1613.6920.0095.00
Sex of the household head (female)Binary0.
Household head was in a unionBinary0.850.360.001.00
No of adults in the householdDiscrete8.094.231.0031.00
Respondents’ no of dependent childrenDiscrete3.183.010.0018.00
  • Means were computed for continuous and discrete variables, and proportions were computed for binary variables. Data were weighted using sampling weights to account for choice-based stratified samples.

  • CBHI, community-based health insurance; PNBSF, Programme National de Bourses de Sécurité Familiale.