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Research Article

Expenditure Pattern for TB Treatment among Patients Registered in an Urban Government DOTS Program in Chennai City, South India

Table 1

Overall mean direct (medical and nonmedical), indirect, and total costs according to patient demographic and socioeconomic characteristics.

Patient characteristics Direct costs Indirect costs Total costs
NoMedicalNonmedicalTotal direct
MeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSD

Age
 ≤54260789276.60312175.571101324.712215450.143316537.87
 55+40615228.13264157.03879261.891652311.402532304.84
Sex
 Male186711261.50272163.71983305.132737483.143720*545.53
 Female114855281.22360186.721215329.471165323.412380433.95
Education
 Above higher secondary511117295.36306169.601423320.311415319.752838354.79
 Up to high school117606239.71281165.61887286.312261427.093148479.69
 Up to primary132771269.44328178.841099317.412312436.703411502.95
Occupation
 Employed186731265.00278165.481010309.062935497.183945*557.52
 Unemployed114821276.02351184.441172324.27842279.252014407.21
Per capita income
 Rs. < 110074686249.48307171.54993293.211851372.562844418.45
 Rs. 1100–2250158797275.10324178.141121322.722310444.103431518.26
 Rs. > 225068779262.63262158.721041296.922058378.833099410.69
Family size
 ≤4196785274.51304173.001089320.702242445.593331525.82
 >4104729260.37309173.151038305.681947397.812985461.33
Family type
 Nuclear214758270.40310174.791068318.542217445.793286527.39
 Others86785267.09294168.511079307.181946388.033025442.83
Type of TB
 Pulmonary219573236.22223148.57796276.962155440.792951505.31
 Extrapulmonary811286328.91531222.751817375.422098394.283915*449.75

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