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Sub-Saharan Africa: Health > Health services > Out-of-pocket health expenditure stats

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  • % of private expenditure on health: Out of pocket expenditure is any direct outlay by households, including gratuities and in-kind payments, to health practitioners and suppliers of pharmaceuticals, therapeutic appliances, and other goods and services whose primary intent is to contribute to the restoration or enhancement of the health status of individuals or population groups. It is a part of private health expenditure."
STAT SUB-SAHARAN TOTAL SUB-SAHARAN AVERAGE DATES
% of private expenditure on health 72.97%
6% less than average
2007

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