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Table 2 Out-of-pocket expenditures among patients enrolled under RSBY in Patan district, 2010–2011

From: Promoting universal financial protection: evidence from the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) in Gujarat, India

  Number of patients who had to make OOP payments (%) Median OOP expenses (Q1, Q3)
Direct expenses before admission 180 (35%) US$ 0 (0, 40)
Direct expenses during admission 299 (58%) US$ 100 (46, 240)
Direct expenses after discharge 216 (42%) US$ 7 (0, 40)
Indirect expenses 489 (94%) US$ 18 (8, 40)