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Table 1 Household costs for treatment of ambulatory dengue cases reported by 12,312 households in 2009–2010 baseline survey

From: Household costs of dengue illness: secondary outcomes from a randomised controlled trial of dengue prevention in Guerrero state, Mexico

Where treated Reported expenditure by household (USD) Work or school days lost
No. cases spending anything Reported expenditure per case (USD) No. cases with any days lost Reported days lost per case
Mean SD Total Mean SD Total
At home only 45 12.7 25 573 46 6.5 5.2 299
IMSS 115 26.5 34 3055 118 10.4 6.4 1227
SSA 303 32.1 56 9735 306 10.6 7.5 3244
ISSSTE 24 48.0 48 1152 24 13.0 8.9 312
SEDENA 4 28.0 37 112 4 8.7 5.4 35
Pharmacy 24 70.0 112 1680 23 14.1 8.3 324
Private doctor 222 95.0 120 21,186 225 11.4 8.3 2569
Total 737 50.87   37,493 746 10.8   8010
  1. IMSS Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social; SSA Secretaría de Salud; ISSSTE Instituto de Seguridad y Servicios Sociales de los Trabajadores del Estado; SEDENA Secretaría de Defensa Nacional; SD Standard deviation