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Table 5 Direct payments for health care services

From: The national health insurance scheme: perceptions and experiences of health care providers and clients in two districts of Ghana

  Insurance status Obs Mean (GH₵) Std dev (GH₵) Insurance status not considered Obs Mean (GH₵) Std dev (GH₵)
Bolgatanga municipality Insured 8 7.625 9.164177 Inpatient 35 24.91429 12.97593
Uninsured 50 23.74 11.34579 Outpatient 23 16.34783 9.398301
Builsa district Insured - - - Inpatient - - -
Uninsured 50 23.5 14.16124 Outpatient 50 23.5 14.16124
Total Insured 8 7.625 9.164177 Inpatient 35 24.91429 12.97593
Uninsured 100 23.62 12.76658 Outpatient 73 21.24658 13.21592
  1. *Exchange rate: GH¢1 .42 = USD 1 (15/03/2010).