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Table 3 Description of the non-medical burden of TB health care, n (%)

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

Non-medical cost in TB health care Hanzhong Yichang Zhenjiang Total P_value a
≥ 40 % of the annual capacity to pay 65 (26.9) 29 (11.9) 51 (21.2) 145 (20.0) <0.011
≥ 10 % of the annual household income 132 (52.4) 81 (32.7) 62 (25.3) 275 (36.9) <0.011
Groups of non-medical cost (RMB)      
  ≤ 200 35 (13.8) 45 (18.1) 53 (21.3) 133 (17.7) <0.011
 201 ~ 1000 45 (17.7) 82 (32.9) 31 (12.4) 158 (21.0)  
 1001 ~ 2000 64 (25.2) 64 (25.7) 60 (24.1) 188 (25.0)  
 2001 ~ 4000 66 (26.0) 38 (15.3) 70 (28.1) 174 (23.1)  
 4001 ~ 6000 29 (11.4) 14 (5.6) 26 (10.4) 69 (9.2)  
  ≥ 6001 15 (5.9) 6 (2.4) 9 (3.6) 30 (4.0)  
  1. a Chi-square test was used to compare the difference of percentage between study sites