Solomon Islands - Risk of catastrophic expenditure for surgical care (% of people at risk)
Definition: The proportion of population at risk of catastrophic expenditure when surgical care is required. Catastrophic expenditure is definined as direct out of pocket payments for surgical and anaesthesia care exceeding 10% of total income.
Source: The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery (www.lancetglobalsurgery.org).
Aggregation method: Weighted average
Topic: Health Indicators
Sub-Topic: Risk factors