Table 4

Direct and indirect inpatient cost of cervical cancer in Birr; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2011 (*Birr 14.5=$1)
Cost category Mean Median SD (IQR)
Direct costs
  Direct medical cost (n=98) 3544.1 1890 5331.5 (3361, 722)
  Consultation 156.9 30 848.8 (50, 5)
  Investigations 983.4 500 1650.5 (1000, 200)
  Cost Of Drugs 2403.8 800 4231.3 (2500, 300)
  Medical supplies (n= 32) 387.5 120 728.8 (500, 41)
  Direct non-medical cost 1152,0 800 1312.0 (1593, 200)
  Non prescribed remedies 676.6 300 1124.3 (962, 100)
  For food 437.3 200 582.7 (600, 100)
  Total (n=93) 4771.0 2802 6356.0 (5418, 1574)
Indirect costs
  Duration of inpatient stay in days (n=122) 34.0 16 42.2 (41, 7)
  Days remained out of work (n=95) 41.6 20 55.2 (90, 1)
  Amount of wages lost (n=50) 827.0 175 1871.0 (500, 100)

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Hailu and Mariam BMC Cancer 2013 13:69   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-13-69

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