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Table 1 Mean healthcare financing indicators of the EMR countries during the years 2005–2014

From: Evaluating the health system financing of the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) countries using Grey Relation Analysis and Shannon Entropy

Countries Indicator
C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6
Afghanistan 8.188 9.32 76.05 42.177 23.626 99.574
Bahrain 3.734 9.55 20.50 818.453 68.617 65.154
Egypt 5.132 5.84 57.02 120.193 39.789 94.793
I.R Iran 6.728 13.20 52.24 360.840 38.975 85.592
Iraq 4.326 4.94 31.59 174.001 68.412 100
Jordan 8.313 15.52 27.73 311.012 64.768 77.424
Kuwait 2.612 5.81 15.27 1147.765 83.137 90.543
Lebanon 7.598 10.18 41.90 569.380 42.449 72.733
Libya 3.447 5.22 32.00 363.324 67.995 100
Morocco 5.669 5.95 57.70 156.102 33.943 87.388
Oman 2.624 5.75 10.19 488.506 82.828 59.086
Pakistan 2.997 4.48 62.07 31.350 29.468 87.952
Qatar 2.293 6.22 13.16 1733.858 82.737 76.172
Saudi Arabia 3.726 7.60 16.98 737.907 70.650 57.889
Sudan 6.908 9.88 66.91 99.842 29.227 94.458
Syrian 3.483 5.88 52.83 77.707 47.166 100
Tunisia 6.381 13.60 38.36 256.790 55.650 86.525
UAE 3.240 8.72 21.65 1312.441 68.522 67.933
Yemen 5.211 4.29 70.81 65.309 27.722 97.923
Mean 4.874 7.996 40.260 466.682 53.983 84.271
  1. Indicators: C1: Total Health Expenditure (THE) as % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), C2: General Government Health Expenditure (GGHE) as % of Total Government Expenditure (TGE), C3: Out of Pocket (OOP) as % of THE, C4: THE per capita (current US$), C5: Public Health Expenditure (PHE) as % of THE, C6: Out of Pocket expenditure (OOP) as % of Private Health Expenditure (PvtHE)