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Table 3 Direct and indirect costs as % of household income of TB patients

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

  Compliant (n = 765) Non-compliant (n = 32) P value*
TOOP (n = 737)    
 Heavy (=1) 479(67.56) 24(85.71) 0.043
OOP2 (n = 758)    
 Heavy (=1) 427(58.41) 20(74.07) 0.104
TLF (n = 775)    
 Heavy (=1) 368(49.20) 22(81.48) 0.001
IncFor (n = 789)    
 Heavy (=1) 78(10.30) 2(6.25) 0.763
DSC (n = 521)    
 Heavy (=1) 274(53.52) 7(77.28) 0.188
  1. Data are number of patients (%). TOOP and OOP2 were defined as “catastrophic” or “heavy” if they equaled or exceeded 10 %, and TLF, IncFor and CDS were defined as “heavy” if it equaled to or exceeded its median.* This value calculated by chi-square test