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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of individuals interviewed and individuals hospitalised among them

From: Catastrophic health expenditure due to hospitalisation for COVID-19 treatment in India: findings from a primary survey

Characteristics and categories Hospitalised individuals
N = 492(%)
Place of residence
 Rural 134 (27.24)
 Urban 358 (72.76)
Age (years)
 0–14 15 (3.08)
 15–39 231 (47.43)
 40–59 163 (33.47)
 Above 60 78 (16.02)
Sex
 Male 342 (69.51)
 Female 150 (30.49)
Education
 Not literate 24 (4.79)
 Primary 62 (12.50)
 High school 87 (17.71)
 12th standard 99 (20.21)
 Graduation and above 220 (44.79)
Per-capita household expenditure quintile
 Quintile 1 (poorest) 119 (25.93)
 Quintile 2 73 (15.90)
 Quintile 3 95 (20.70)
 Quintile 4 81 (17.65)
 Quintile 5 91 (19.83)
Household size category
 Up to 5 members 304 (61.79)
 Above 5 members 188 (38.21)
Private insurance
 Enrolled 57 (11.59)