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Table 4 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 Non-compliant p-value** p-value***
Mean Median [IQR] Mean Median [IQR]
TOOP 71.74 20[7.67–50] 248.89 36.25[15.83–158.33] 0.001 0.006
OOP2 47.33 13.12[5.17–37.35] 164.43 20.23[7.91–93.66] <0.001 0.058
TLF 8.38 1.63[0.32–6.52] 49.17 6.29[2–22.5] 0.001 0.003
IncFor 1.96 0[0–0] 0.44 0[0–0] 0.874 0.697
DSC 2.46 1[0.5–2.26] 4.67 4.29[2.04–6.94] 0.009 0.019
Household income 31336.52 22000[8000–41000] 19681.94 7860[2000–24500] 0.056 <0.001
  1. *The variable is same with variable shown in Tables 3 and 5, but have not been transformed into categorical variable
  2. **This value calculated by ANOVA based on log transformation
  3. ***This value calculated by ANCOVA based on log transformation, the covariate was Age, UEBMI, URBMI, and Education