Skip to main content

Table 3 Proportion of patients paying for drugs, lab tests, and examinations during outpatient visits by county (%), 2012

From: Implementing a “free” tuberculosis (TB) care policy under the integrated model in Jiangsu, China: practices and costs in the real world

  DT YZ JR Total
Receiving only outpatient care (n = 14) (n = 49) (n = 43) (n = 106)
- Non-free anti-TB drugs 42.9 36.7 41.9 39.6
- Liver protection drugs 64.3 85.7 83.7 82.1
- Image examinationa 85.7 77.6 53.5 68.9
- Lab testsb 100.0 98.0 100.0 99.1
Receiving outpatient and inpatient care (n = 61) (n = 10) (n = 23) (n = 94)
- Non-free anti-TB drugs 18.0 10.0 26.1 19.1
- Liver protection drugs 75.4 90.0 91.3 80.9
- Image examinationa 82.0 80.0 43.5 72.3
- Lab testsb 95.1 100.0 100.0 96.8
  1. Data source: Patient surveys and hospital records
  2. aImage examination included X-ray examination, chest radiography, and CT
  3. bLab tests included blood test, urine test, liver function test, kidney function test, etc