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Table 1 Characteristics of participants reporting disease/injury (n = 1666)

From: Out-of-pocket expenditure and its determinants in the context of private healthcare sector expansion in sub-Saharan Africa urban cities: evidence from household survey in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Characteristics n Mean
Reporting disease/household
 1 person 626 37.6
 2–3 persons 733 44.0
 >3 persons 307 18.4
Age group
 Children (<14 years) 540 32.4
 Adults (> 5 years) 1126 67.6
Gender
 Female 940 56.5
 Male 725 43.5
 Missing 1
Relationship with household head
 Household head and spouse 602 36.1
 Son-daughter and grandson-daughter 918 55.1
 Other household member 146 8.8
Marital status among adults
 In union 520 42.1
 Single 616 49.9
 Divorced/separated/widow 99 8.0
 Missing 2
Education level among adults
 No formal education 312 27.9
 Primary level 154 13.7
 Secondary level 518 46.3
 University 136 12.1
 Missing 6
Occupation among adults
 Formal (public, para-public and private) 158 14.1
 Informal private 249 22.3
 Not in labour (retired, students…) 711 63.6
 Missing 8
Insurance
 Not Insured 1601 96.1
 Insured 65 3.9