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Table 6 Societal cost of illness due to diarrheal disease, BDT (US$)

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

Type of care Perspective Types of cost Amount BDT (US$) Proportion of total cost (patients)
Inpatient Care (n = 402) Provider Direct medical 88.27 (1.12) 1.02
Direct non-medical 2015.82 (25.68) 23.24
Household Out of pocket payment 2760 (35.36) 31.82
Indirect cost 3811 (48.55) 43.93
Societal All costs 8675.09 (110.51) 100%
Outpatient Care (n = 399) Provider Direct medical 28.16 (0.36) 1.52
Direct non-medical 57.8 (0.74) 3.12
Household Out of pocket payment 609 (7.76) 32.85
Indirect cost 1159 (14.76) 62.51
Societal All costs 1853.96 (23.62) 100%
All- patient Care (N = 801) Provider Direct medical 58.21 (0.74) 1.1
Direct non-medical 1036.81 (13.21) 19.66
Household Out of pocket payment 1689 (21.51) 32.02
Indirect cost 2490 (31.72) 47.21
Societal All costs 5274.02 (67.18) 100%