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Table 2 Non-medical financial cost related to TB treatment by study site (RMBa)

From: Non-medical financial burden in tuberculosis care: a cross-sectional survey in rural China

  n Hanzhong Yichang Zhenjiang Total
Mean Median P25-P75b Mean Median P25-P75 Mean Median P25-P75 Mean Median P25-P75
Total 752c 2308 1785 853-3185 1453 968 318-1880 2061 1800 381-3000 1943 1429 424-2793
Inpatient 371             
 Travel fee   130 30 10-100 257 50 20-270 124 15 0-100 158 30 6-120
 Accommodation fee   822 530 150-1060 1018 760 300-1350 547 315 108-630 766 500 150-1000
 Subtotal   958 600 210-1240 1285 815 350-1710 673 400 200-823 928 540 208-1200
Outpatient 753             
 Travel fee   98 60 24-120 150 120 40-204 77 28 0-96 109 60 12-140
 Accommodation fee   124 30 0-100 56 20 0-75 20 0 0-0 68 0 0-60
 Subtotal   223 91 30-240 206 144 60-270 97 36 0-120 176 91 20-210
Additional nutrition fee 770 1586 1200 300-2400 828 435 0-1200 1596 1200 0-2400 1337 900 0-1800
  1. aRMB 1000: a currency exchange rate of Chinese RMB 628 Yuan to US$100 Yuan at the end of 2012, RMB1000 = US$159
  2. bP25: 25th percentile. P75: 75th percentile
  3. cThe total non-medical cost is the sum of the inpatient cost, outpatient cost and the additional nutrition fee. The total number of patients is less than that in the subgroup because of missing data