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Table 1 Characteristics of the studied population in 2003, 2008, and 2015

From: Increase of catastrophic health expenditure while it does not have socio-economic anymore; finding from a district on Tehran after recent extensive health sector reform

Variables200320082015
Mean of total monthly household expenditure in Iranian Rials (Equivalent USD at the time of the study)3,063,955 (~US$340)3,835,511 (~US$426)14,164,700 (~US$405)
Mean of total monthly household expenditure on health services in Iranian Rials (Equivalent USD at the time of the study)250,801 (~US$28)672,848 (~US$75)2,637,262 (~US$75)
% households with disabled memberN/A17.411
% households with female headN/A12.413
% households having member over 65 years132027.7
% households having member under 5 years221811.7
% households having health insurance787484.8
Household size4.23.93.5