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Table 3 Distribution of TB patient costs across cost categories and periods in districts of southwestern Ethiopia, January to December 2015

From: Pre- and post-diagnosis costs of tuberculosis to patients on Directly Observed Treatment Short course in districts of southwestern Ethiopia: a longitudinal study

Cost category Cost period
Pre-diagnosis (US$) Post-diagnosis (US$) Total (US$)
Medical Mean (95% CI) 8.56 (7.68, 9.54) 4.4 (3.23, 6.0) 8.75 (7.85, 9.75)
Median (IQR) 10.72 (4.58, 23.76) 0 (0) 11.19 (4.73–24.08)
Nonmedical Mean (95% CI) 10.08 (8.99, 11.30) 43.27 (38.32, 48.23)) 64.1 (58.34, 69.9)
Median (IQR) 8.27 (1.61, 24.32) 35.02 (0–70.04) 37.11 (14.35, 85.12)
Total direct Mean (95% CI) 21.46 (19.65, 23.43) 43.80 (38.82, 48.78) 84.82 (77.92, 91.72)
Median (IQR) 21.64 (10.23, 48.31) 35.02 (0–70.04) 59.58 (29.43, 113.81)
Indirect Mean (95% CI) 75.62 (70.68, 80.90) 75.20 (69.14, 81.26)) 140.31 (132.35, 148.74)
Median (IQR) 64.45 (39.82, 128.80) 51.07 (34.65, 93.02) 127.68 (78.43, 201.85)
Total Mean (95% CI) 108.0 (101.31, 115.11) 117.0 (110.47, 123.87) 244.71 (229.45, 260.98)
Median (IQR) 97.62 (56.43, 184.22) 93.75 (56.91, 141.54) 201.48 (136.7, 318.94)