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Table 1 Percentage of children with student health insurance and free health insurance

From: The impact of health insurance programs for children: evidence from Vietnam

  Percentage of children having student health insurance Percentage of children having free health insurance
2006 2008 2010 2012 2006 2008 2010 2012
By gender
 Girls 52.5 64.0 58.9 63.4 10.9 18.3 23.5 25.5
 Boys 52.2 62.3 59.5 62.3 10.0 19.6 22.3 25.9
Ethnicity
 Kinh, Hoa 59.6 67.1 71.8 76.5 8.3 14.3 8.9 11.0
 Ethnic minorities 12.3 42.9 10.5 12.3 22.4 42.7 77.3 80.1
Poverty status
 Non-Poor 61.8 70.5 72.7 76.4 6.5 11.4 8.5 12.1
 Poor 17.1 33.0 29.9 20.5 25.2 49.8 54.2 68.2
Urban status
 Urban 76.6 76.7 83.0 84.2 5.2 7.3 5.9 8.8
 Rural 45.6 59.5 52.3 56.7 11.9 22.1 27.8 30.6
 Total 52.3 63.2 59.2 62.8 10.4 18.9 22.9 25.7
  1. Source: Estimates from VHLSSs 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012