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Table 6 Health cost of women cotton pickers from non-Bt cotton households (US$/season)

From: Occupational hazards and health cost of women cotton pickers in Pakistani Punjab

Cost items Percentiles Mean
25 % 50 % 75 % 90 % 95 % 99 %
Medication 0 0.62 2.73 4.14 5.53 6.76 1.58
Traveling 0 0.24 0.71 0.94 1.76 2.35 0.42
Accompanied person 0 0.41 0.88 0.94 1.41 2.94 0.49
Productivity loss 0 0.71 4.12 7.35 9.41 11.53 2.47
Dietary expenses 0 0.00 0.00 0.35 0.82 0.24 0.24
Precautionary measures 0 0.00 1.18 1.74 2.71 2.94 0.55
Total health cost 0 3.91 9.59 13.71 15.95 20.88 5.74
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