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Table 4 Comparison of non-medical cost of TB care between different characteristics, RMB

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

Characteristic Mean Median P_value a
City    <0.001
 Hanzhong 2308 1785  
 Yichang 1453 968  
 Zhenjiang 2060 1800  
Sex    0.445
 Men 1940 1410  
 Women 1950 1470  
Age    <0.001
  < 65 years 2163 1605  
  > =65 years 1490 1050  
Residence type    <0.001
 Urban 3128 2600  
 Rural 1842 1320  
Inpatient care    <0.001
 With 2567 2115  
 Without 1370 900  
Health insurance    0.889
 Covered 1794 1495  
 Uncovered 1945 1429  
Education    <0.001
 Never attended school 1389 1040  
 Primary school 1864 1268  
 Junior high school 2146 1658  
 High school or higher 2479 1837  
Family income    <0.001
 Lower half 1560 1066  
 Higher half 2298 1700  
Category    0.540
 New patient 1884 1406  
 Relapse patient 2182 1600  
  1. a P_value was calculated by univariate analysis