Table 1: Characteristics of surveyed countries and primary care facilities, 2009/2011.

Characteristics of primary care facilitiesParticipating countries
Benin
( )
Eritrea
( )
Sudan
( )
Syria
( )
Bhutan
( )
Sri Lanka
( )
Vietnam
( )
Suriname
( )

World Bank income class*Low income Low income Lower middle income Lower middle income Lower middle income Lower middle income Lower middle income Upper middle income
Population served
mean (SD)
31333
(11902)
64667
(29084)
13083
(13681)
34157
(12167)
5071
(886)
35308
(20010)
13267
(4131)
13150
(15965)
Number of patients registered per month mean (SD)
398
(256)
1190
(466)
847
(569)
1867
(1060)
725
(626)
2343
(1388)
238
(107)
1006
(710)
Percentage of NCD patients registered per month 4% 11% 30% 11% 11% 24% 62% 69%
Total expenditure on health as % of gross domestic product** (2008)4.1 3.1 6.9 3.1 5.5 4.1 7.2 7.2
Per capita total expenditure on health
(PPP int. $)** (2008)
61 18 147 123 263 187 201 532
Per capita government expenditure
on health (PPP int. $)** (2008)
32 8 49 48 217 82 77 258
Private expenditure on health as a % of total expenditure on health (2008) 48.355.1 66.9 61.217.556.361.551.5
Out-of-pocket expenditure as %
of private expenditure on health (2008)
99.910091.910010083.391.744

*The World Bank. Country and Lending Groups by Income, http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-classifications/country-and-lending-groups.
**World Health Statistics 2011. Table 7, Health expenditure, http://www.who.int/whosis/whostat/2011/en/index.html.