• Private households' out-of-pocket payments on health as % of private-sector health expenditure (Line chart)
  • Private households' out-of-pocket payments on health as % of private-sector health expenditure (Bar chart)
  • Private households' out-of-pocket payments on health as % of private-sector health expenditure (Boxplot chart)
Data set notes
European Health for All database

Indicators: 611
Updated: 15 June 2018
Downloads: 23251

The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
•    SDR: age-standardized death rates (see HFA-DB user manual/Technical notes, page 13, for details)
•    FTE: full-time equivalent
•    PP: physical persons
•    PPP$: purchasing power parities expressed in US $, an internationally comparable scale reflecting the relative domestic purchasing powers of currencies.

Indicator notes
Private households' out-of-pocket payments on health as % of private-sector health expenditure
Indicator code: E340401.T This indicator shares the definition with the parent indicator \"Private households' out-of-pocket payments on health as % of total health expenditure\".

Private households' out-of-pocket payment on health are the direct outlays of households, including gratuities and payments in-kind made to health practitioners and suppliers of pharmaceuticals, therapeutic appliances, and other goods and services, whose primary intent is to contribute to the restoration or to the enhancement of the health status of individuals or population groups. Includes household payments to public services, non-profit institutions or non-governmental organisations. Includes non-reimbursable cost sharing, deductibles, co-payments and fee-for service. Excludes payments made by enterprises which deliver medical and paramedical benefits, mandated by law or not, to their employees. Excludes payments for overseas treatment.

Country notes
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