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Table 7 Health cost of women cotton pickers from 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 0.35 1.18 1.78 2.13 4.14 0.67
Traveling 0 0.12 0.35 0.82 1.06 2.35 0.28
Accompanied person 0 0.41 0.88 1.41 2.06 3.00 0.52
Productivity loss 0 0.53 1.50 2.35 2.94 5.06 0.89
Dietary expenses 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.59 2.94 0.07
Precautionary measures 0 0.00 0.71 1.53 2.71 3.88 0.49
Total health cost 0 2.00 4.75 7.06 8.38 13.00 2.91