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|Nhan đề:||Financial burden of household out-of pocket health expenditure in Viet Nam: findings from the national living standard survey 2002-2010|
|Tác giả:||Minh, Hoang Van|
Phuong, Nguyen Thi Kim
James, Chris D.
|Năm xuất bản:||2013|
|Tùng thư/Số báo cáo:||Social Science & Medicine;Volume 96, Page 258 - 263|
|Tóm tắt:||Introduction: This paper aims to describe the pattern of out-of-pocket payment (OOP) for reproductive health care among women who had a child of less than 12 months of age in three Northern provinces Vietnam and examine its financial burden to households of the study subjects. Methods: This study was conducted in 3 Northern provinces. 2000 women having a child of less than 12 months of age were interviewed. Results: 13.6% of the households were pushed into poverty due to the out-of-pocket payment for reproductive health care in the last 12 months. Ethnic minority and near-poor households had higher risk of being impoverished due to the out-of-pocket payment for reproductive health care. Health insurance was shown to have financial protection impacts for reproductive health. Conclusion: Household out-of-pocket payment for reproductive health care is considered as a major impediment to achieving poverty reduction and the Universal Coverage of reproductive health care in Vietnam.|
|Appears in Collections:||Health care|
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