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Table 2 Direct and indirect costs of TB

From: Are free anti-tuberculosis drugs enough? An empirical study from three cities in China

  Compliant Non-compliant P value*
Mean Median [IQR] Mean Median [IQR]
Total costs on diagnosis and treatment 10146 5225[2500–11638] 17597 8400[3000–30000] 0.084
OOP payment for diagnosis and treatment 7154 4000[2000–8000] 11164 4100[2500–11000] 0.356
Transportation cost (including companion members) 251 114[32–280] 247 164[39–365] 0.266
Lodging and food costs (including companion members) 526 120[0–640] 881 265[54–753] 0.248
Income reduction due to missed work days/hours 385 0[0] 176 0[0] 0.320
(including companion members)
Dietary supplement costs 305 250[120–400] 289 200[200–500] 0.899
Sold 4083 2750[1500–8000] 6000 6000[6000–6000] -
Borrow 10586 5000[3000–15000] 12515 4000[1500–20000] -
  1. Data are mean and median (IQR)
  2. *This value calculated by nonparametric test