Tuberculosis Research and Treatment / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

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

Table 2

Direct, indirect, and total costs incurred by patients during different phases of treatment ( ).

Phases of treatmentDirect costs Indirect costs Total costs
MedicalNonmedical costsDirect costs

Before treatment743269.18219147.45961304.99445209.41407366.20
Intensive phase522.366077.386580.54949303.11014313.01
Continuation phase1842.412751.944567.03745269.5790277.34
During treatment2347.948793.14110104.691694399.81804411.77

Total costs765273.04306174.031071321.372140445.83211535.47

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