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Table 3 Health care variables of children

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

Health care variables Children with student health insurance Children with free health insurance Children without health insurance All children
The 2006 VHLSS
 % having health care visits 36.24 38.07 28.42 33.52
 Number of health care visits 0.998 1.008 0.806 0.928
 Out-of-pocket expenditures per child 113.5 38.3 106.9 103.2
 Out-of-pocket expenditures per visit 144.7 53.1 161.4 139.1
The 2008 VHLSS
 % having health care visits 29.49 29.02 23.54 28.34
 Number of health care visits 0.726 0.680 0.698 0.713
 Out-of-pocket expenditures per child 149.6 71.7 123.1 130.1
 Out-of-pocket expenditures per visit 275.6 139.6 219.5 240.9
The 2010 VHLSS
 % having health care visits 36.62 34.33 25.68 34.14
 Number of health care visits 1.019 0.869 0.717 0.931
 Out-of-pocket expenditures per child 198.1 83.3 102.8 154.8
 Out-of-pocket expenditures per visit 315.9 127.7 149.6 250.3
The 2012 VHLSS
 % having health care visits 33.72 31.36 30.67 32.76
 Number of health care visits 0.842 0.766 1.112 0.854
 Out-of-pocket expenditures per child 169.8 129.0 162.1 158.4
 Out-of-pocket expenditures per visit 274.4 280.3 180.9 265.8
  1. Source: Estimates from VHLSSs 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012