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Table 2 Composition of household costs

From: Household costs of illness during different phases of tuberculosis treatment in Central Asia: a patient survey in Tajikistan

Cost item Mean in US $ Standard Deviation Percentage of direct costs
Indirect costs 657 1391 N/A
Direct costs 396 357 100%
Medical costs 154 148 39%
Drug costs 107 105 27%
Costs of diagnostics and lab tests 18 19 4.5%
Costs of medical fees 29 64 7.3%
Non-medical costs 242 286 61%
Transportation 100 162 25%
Special foods 113 202 29%
Self-treatment & traditional medicine 16 41 4.0%
Other expenses 13 26 3.3%