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Table 3 Association between household cost and other variables

From: Economic costs of hospitalized diarrheal disease in Bangladesh: a societal perspective

Variables Number of patients (N) Household cost, BDT (US $) t / F-statistic P-value
Average SD
Age group (years)
 Up to 4 460 3440.66 (43.83) 4549.87 (57.96) 14.43a <0.0001
 5 to 14 55 2483.17 (31.63) 3113.52 (39.66)
 15 to 45 195 4963.35 (63.23) 4766.65 (60.72)
 46 to 60 62 6706.05 (85.43) 8555.34 (108.99)
 60+ 29 8407.58 (107.10) 5987.61 (76.28)
Age group under five and others
Under 5 years old patients 460 3440.66 (43.83) 4549.87 (57.96) 4.60b <0.0001
More than 5 years old patients 341 5173.09 (65.90) 5753.68 (73.30)
Sex
Male 404 4441.82 (56.58) 5581.65 (71.10) 1.46b 0.14
Female 397 3909.90 (49.81) 4696.13 (59.82)
Type of care
Inpatient care 402 6570.79 (83.70) 5457.71 (69.52) 14.88b <0.0001
Outpatient care 399 1767.58 (22.52) 3465.92 (44.15)
Income quintile
 Poorest quintile (≤10,000) 276 3689.3 (47.00) 4412.93 (56.22) 0.28a 0.89
 2nd quintile (10,001- 12,000) 82 4037.95 (51.44) 4785.6 (60.96)
 3rd quintile (12,001-18,000) 166 4202.38 (53.53) 4866.93 (62.00)
 4th quintile (18,001-30,000) 187 4453.03 (56.73) 5789.56 (73.75)
 Upper quintile (30,000+) 90 5189.48 (66.11) 6549.86 (83.44)
For under 5 years old patients
 Sex
  Male 248 3571.68 (45.50) 4566.33 (58.17) 0.67b 0.505
  Female 212 3287.38 (41.88) 4536.52 (57.79)
 Type of care
  Inpatient care 142 6770.96 (86.25) 4376.74 (55.75) 11.36b <0.0001
  Outpatient care 318 1953.54 (24.89) 3777.22 (48.12)
 Income quintile
  Poorest quintile (≤10,000) 167 3499.31 (44.58) 4596.37 (58.55) 0.28a 0.8919
  2nd quintile (10,001- 12,000) 48 3835.03 (48.85) 5304.53 (67.57)
  3rd quintile (12,001-18,000) 94 3076.29 (39.19) 3794.47 (48.34)
  4th quintile (18,001-30,000) 111 3554.23 (45.28) 5024.53 (64.01)
  Upper quintile (30,000+) 40 3263.63 (41.57) 3697.33 (47.10)
  1. aOne-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) was performed to derive significance level
  2. bIndependent two samples t-test was performed to derive significance level