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Table 4 Medical expenses in Thailand in the previous 12 months

From: Cross-border movement of older patients: a descriptive study on health service use of Japanese retirees in Thailand

  Bangkok (n = 25) Chiang Mai (n = 59) Other (n = 22) Total (n = 106)
n % n % n % n %
Insurance use
 Didn’t use 7 28.0 13 22.0 11 50.0 31 29.2
 Used (multiple answer for type)
  Travelers’ insurance 14 56.0 27 45.8 0 0.0 41 38.7
  Japanese public health insurance 6 24.0 13 22.0 3 13.6 22 20.8
  Private medical insurance 0 0.0 5 8.5 5 22.7 10 9.4
  Thai public medical insurance/benefit 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 13.6 3 2.8
Total out-of-pocket medical expense (USD)
 Median (Q1-Q3) 62 (0–770) 216 (46–924) 154 (0–616) 154 (0–847)