Effect of specificity of health expenditure questions in the measurement of out-of-pocket health expenditure: Evidence from field experimental study in Ghana

Isaiah Agorinya, Amanda Ross, Gabriela Flores, Tessa Tan-Torres Edejer, Maxwel Dalaba, Nathan Mensah, Lan Le My, Yadeta Bacha, Jemima Sumboh, Abraham Oduro, James Akazili & Fabrizio Tediosi
Background: The effect of number of health items on OOPs has been identified as a source of bias in measuring OOPs. Evidence comes mostly from cross-sectional comparison of different survey instruments to collect data on OOPs. Very few studies have attempted to validate these questionnaires, or distinguish bias arising from the comprehensiveness of the OOPs list versus specificity of OOPs questions. Objectives: This study aims to estimate biases arising from the specificity of OOPs questions...

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  • World Health Organization
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  • Indepth Network
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  • Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
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  • University of Cape Coast
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  • Navrongo Health Research Centre
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  • University of Health and Allied Sciences
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  • Haramaya University
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