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Table 2 Direct costs of stroke in South Africa for the period 2014–2018 (Costs in South African Rands)

From: Analysing and quantifying the effect of predictors of stroke direct costs in South Africa using quantile regression

Cost items N Estimated cost % Average cost Skewness coefficient
Medication cost 35,730 2,346,747,100 32 65,680.02 1.178
Physiotherapy cost 35,730 2,348,398,831 32 65,726.25 2.096
Speech-therapy cost 35,730 1,175,724,668 16 32,905.81 2.191
Outpatient cost 35,730 1,206,290,175 16 33,761.27 0.837
Inpatient cost 35,730 2,594,616,496 35 72,617.31 1.907
Total direct costs 35,730 7,347,348,497,641   205,282.67