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Table 5 Utilization percentages of subsidies by consumption quintiles and concentration index for benefit incidence

From: Inequity and benefit incidence analysis in healthcare use among Syrian refugees in Egypt

  Subsidy for outpatient services Subsidy for inpatient services
Percentage of total subsidies 28.6% 71.4%
Per capita consumption Net benefit Gross benefit Net benefit Gross benefit
Lowest quintile 9.5 23.8 12.5 18.7
2 10.2 21.2 9.4 22.4
3 15.6 18.5 21.5 26.9
4 18.9 18.3 47.6 10.4
Highest quintile 45.9 18.2 9.0 21.5
Concentration index (CI) 0.3723*** − 0.0643* 0.1023 0.0134
  1. aNet benefit (proportional cost assumption)
  2. bGross benefit (linear cost assumption relative to utilization)