Bosnia and Herzegovina - Risk of impoverishing expenditure for surgical care (% of people at risk)
Definition: The proportion of population at risk of impoverishing expenditure when surgical care is required. Impoverishing expenditure is defined as direct out of pocket payments for surgical and anaesthesia care which drive people below a poverty threshold (using a threshold of $1.25 PPP/day).
Source: The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery (www.lancetglobalsurgery.org).
Aggregation method: Weighted average
Topic: Health Indicators
Sub-Topic: Risk factors