Table 4

Out-of-pocket expenditures to attend ambulatory healthcare, Mexico 2012

Transportation expendituresMedical visit expendituresMedicine expenditures
Probability (CI)Median (IQR) Mexican currencyProbability (CI)Median (IQR) Mexican currencyProbability (CI)Median (IQR) Mexican currency
DAPPs users0.41 (0.37 to 0.44)25.0 (14.0, 50.0)0.88 (0.86 to 0.90)30.0 (25.0, 35.0)0.97 (0.96 to 0.98)200 (115.0, 280.0)
Social Security users0.58 (0.55 to 0.60)28.0 (15.0, 50.0)0.02 (0.02 to 0.03)60.0 (40.0, 125.0)0.12 (0.11 to 0.14)300.0 (120.0, 740.0)
Ministry of Health users0.39 (0.37 to 0.42)30.0 (14.0, 60.0)0.11 (0.09 to 0.12)42.0 (20.0, 85.0)0.32 (0.30 to 0.34)200 (79.0, 400.0)
Private medical doctor users0.51 (0.48 to 0.54)50.0 (20.0, 100.0)0.87 (0.85 to 0.89)200.0 (100.0, 350.0)0.89 (0.87 to 0.90)350.0 (200.0, 600.0)
p Valuecorrected by survey design effect0.9410.0000.0000.0000.0000.000
  • Weighted estimations; p value estimated from linear regression models for the probability reported and quantile regression models in the case of the median expenditure.

  • DAPPs, doctors’ offices adjacent to private pharmacies.