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Table 1 Socioeconomic impact on patients due to TB

From: Effect of financial support on reducing the incidence of catastrophic costs among tuberculosis-affected households in Indonesia: eight simulated scenarios

Socioeconomic impacts TB MDR-TB P**
Total (%) Poor (%) Non Poor (%) P* Total (%) Poor (%) Non Poor (%) P*
   n = 282 n = 175 n = 107   n = 64 n = 23 n = 41   
Household experiencing catastrophic costs 102 (36) 75 (43) 27 (25) 0.006 53 (83) 19 (83) 34 (83) 1.000 <  0.001
Perceived impact on financial capacitya
 No problem 96 (34) 51 (29) 45 (42)   5 (8) 0 (0) 5 (12)   
 Slight problem 50 (18) 29 (17) 21 (20)   9 (14) 3 (13) 6 (15)   
 Moderate problem 58 (21) 42 (24) 16 (15)   13 (20) 5 (22) 8 (20)   
 Serious problem 48 (17) 32 (18) 16 (15)   20 (31) 7 (30) 13 (32)   
  Severe problem 30 (11) 21 (12) 9 (8)   17 (27) 8 (35) 9 (22)   
Perceived impact on financial capacityb
 No problem to slight problem 146 (52) 80 (46) 66 (62) 0.030 14 (22) 3 (13) 11 (27) 0.201 0.009
 Moderate to severe problem 136 (48) 95 (54) 41 (38)   50 (78) 20 (87) 30 (73)   
Coping strategy
 Loaning money 91 (32) 67 (38) 24 (22) 0.014 32 (50) 14 (61) 18 (44) 0.193 0.042
 Selling property 33 (12) 27 (15) 6 (6) 0.029 18 (28) 5 (22) 13 (32) 0.395 0.008
Having an income-earning job 201 (71) 119 (68) 82 (77) 0.139 49 (77) 17 (74) 32 (78) 0.708 0.477
  n = 201 n = 119 n = 82   n = 201 n = 119 n = 82   
Impact on job and income
 Job loss 64 (32) 38 (32) 26 (32) 0.801 34 (69) 10 (59) 24 (75) 0.242 0.001
 Sick leave 6 (3) 4 (3) 2 (2) 1.000 2 (4) 1 (6) 1 (3) 1.000 0.657
 Income loss 122 (61) 78 (66) 44 (54) 0.117 42 (86) 12 (71) 30 (94) 0.041 0.011
 % reduction in median (IQR) of patient’s previous income, %c 40 (100) 50 (0) 18 (100) 0.197 100 (54) 100 (100) 100 (0) 0.091 0.002
 % reduction in median (IQR) of household’s previous income, %c 20 (55) 29 (67) 8 (44) 0.250 40 (38) 27 (72) 42 (27) 0.924 0.299
  1. aPerceived impacts in five categories: no problem, slight problem, moderate problem, serious problem, and severe problem, b Perceived impacts in combined categories: no problem to slight problem and moderate to severe problem, c Calculated for patients reporting income loss. * P-values indicate the statistical significance of differences between poor and non-poor households. ** P-values indicate the statistical significance of differences between TB and MDR-TB groups