Table 3

Average monthly expenditures for the treatment of malaria for Adults and Children

Adu

Ahani

Amaetiti

Enugu-Akwu


Adult Respondents

N = 139

N = 88

N = 89

N = 104

Cost of treatment: Mean (SD)

347.49 (637.42)

236.88 (523.96)

131.18 (165.61)

263.7 (343.6)

Cost of transport: Mean (SD)

45.96 (112.19)

39.67 (92.46)

31.69 (72.66)

25.5 (87.2)

Did respondent recover: n (%)

101 (72.66%)

64 (72.73%)

75 (84.27%)

80 (76.92%)


Children (less than 13 years)

N = 104

N = 36

N = 38

N = 53

Cost of treatment: Mean (SD)

176.3 (406.9)

97.78 (186.58)

281.77 (879.04)

190.9 (378.5)

Transportation cost: Mean (SD)

15.5 (38.1)

17.48 (37.14)

17.06 (68.20)

16.4 (42.9)

Did child recover: n (%)

58 (55.77%)

13 (36.11%)

21 (55.26%)

33 (61.27)


Note: 120 Naira = 1 US$

Uguru et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009 9:21   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-9-21

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