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Table 3 Caregiving costs in USD per caregiver and mental health outcomes

From: Economic burden and mental health of primary caregivers of perinatally HIV infected adolescents from Kilifi, Kenya

Cost categoriesNo depressive symptoms (score < 10)
n = 108
Depressive symptoms (score ≥ 10)
n = 13
 
 Mean costs
(SD)
Median costs [IQR]Mean costs
(SD)
Median costs [IQR]P-value*
Direct Costs16.32 (12.19)11.6 [4.9–13.5]19.46 (12.66)19.2 [15.9–21.3]0.33
Indirect Costs10.76 (7.44)8.7 [5.1–12.0]13.84 (7.99)14.3 [12.0–17.5]0.09
Total Costs27.21 (14.87)23.9 [16.7–30.1]34.01 (14.62)40.2 [18.1–47.0]0.11
  1. *Mann-Whitney tests on non-normal cost data
  2. USD United States Dollars, SD Standard deviation, IQR Interquartile range.