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Table 2 Impact of the Seguro Popular by broad category of outcomes and specific outcomes

From: A systematic review of the literature on the impact of the Seguro Popular

Outcomes broad categories Outcomes subcategories Statistically significant effect Not statistically significant effect
Utilization 30 General healthcare utilization 17 6 11
   Infant healthcare utilization 3 0 3
   Perinatal care 10 6 4
Screening 14 Hypertension screening 3 2 1
   Diabetes screening 4 2 2
   Gynaecological screening 5 2 3
   Prostate cancer screening 2 1 1
Treatment 19 Hypertension treatment 8 0 8
   Diabetes treatment 10 3 7
   General healthcare treatment 1 1 0
Testing/monitoring 5 Diabetes follow-up test 5 4 1
Morbidity/mortality 4 Newborn mortality 2 1 1
   Infant mortality 1 1 0
   Child development 1 1 0
Financial protection 65 Out-of-pocket expenses 46 27 19
   Impoverishing spending 1 1 0
   Catastrophic health expenses 18 8 10
Total 137   137 66 71