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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of participants (n = 153, cost in $)

From: The impact of socioeconomic factors on the healthcare costs of people living with HIV in Turkey

PATIENT TYPEMean Cost ($)Std. Dev.Freq.
GENDER
 Male4150.252248.05131
 Female4689.551331.3722
AGE
 19–39 years3850.032177.9398
 40–54 years4820.452081.5235
  ≥ 55 years5041.741666.0420
WEALTH
  < Min wage4558.781826.9935
  ≥ Min wage4174.212252.3463
  ≥ 2x Min wage4078.552221.2355
CD4
  < 200 cells/mm35422.991883.9719
 200–499 cells/ mm34170.642112.3161
  ≥ 500 cells/ mm33964.492159.2373
SMOKING
 No3985.822085.1560
 Yes4383.912180.4093
ALCOHOL USE
 No4186.511970.35121
 Yes4383.902740.5432
DRUG ADDICTION
 No4167.502066.87123
 Yes4475.012465.1330
PSYCHIATRIC DRUG USE
 No4144.392142.92135
 Yes4853.352119.4318
EDUCATION
 Middle school or less4707.582144.4360
 High school and university3918.262099.8193
EMPLOYMENT
 Unemployed4083.072023.4954
 Employed4306.742215.2899
MARITAL STATUS
 Single3901.952071.78107
 Married4985.742144.3546
SEXUAL ORIENTATION
 LGBT4503.501877.7172
 Heterosexual3982.732342.5981
HAVE CHILDREN
 No3788.932151.6597
 Yes4987.971926.8556
TIME SINCE DIAGNOSIS
  < 10 years4220.342184.93137
  ≥ 10 years4291.691832.3516
  1. Abbreviations: Min wage minimum wage, CD4 CD4 T-cell count, LGBT lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender, Std. Dev standard deviation, Freq. frequency