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Table 5 Medical expenditure on TB treatment (in Chinese yuan) incurred by patients receiving both outpatient and inpatient care, 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 (n = 61) YZ (n = 10) JR (n = 23) Total (n = 94)
Outpatient care expenditure
 Expenditure per visit 209.4 195.2 167.7 186.3
 Total outpatient expenditure 645.3 1,229.6 1,902.8 1,015.1
Inpatient care expenditure
 Expenditure per day 327.1 344.4 415.3 344.6
 Total inpatient expenditure 10,921.3 7369.1 9,117.6 10,102.1
Totala 11,566.6 8,598.7 11,020.4 11,117.2
  1. Data source: Patient surveys and hospital records
  2. aANOVA for total cost between three counties, p = 0.598, no significant difference observed in the total expenditure for patients receiving both outpatient and inpatient care between counties