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Table 2 Mean total medical expenditure by selected variables (n = 1573)

From: Out-of-pocket expenditure and its determinants in the context of private healthcare sector expansion in sub-Saharan Africa urban cities: evidence from household survey in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Characteristics N Mean (SD) p value a Median
Age, year
 0–4 185 7008.41 (10,966.79) <0.001 3500.00
 5–14 338 6380.08 (11,112.00)   2500.00
 15–64 984 9211.79 (15,833.49)   4000.00
 >64 66 10,637.86 (14,631.00)   5075.00
Gender
 Female 888 8708.06 (14,648.42) 0.156 4100.00
 Male 684 8020.14 (14,123.63)   3175.00
Filiation
 Household head and spouse 55 11,083.36 (18,691.55) <0.001 4500.00
 Son-daughter and grandson-daughter 883 6646.12 (10,679.26)   3013.00
 Other members 137 8919.02 (13,993.48)   4500.00
Insurance status
 Not insured 1511 7824.09 (13,444.66) <0.001 3500.00
 Insured 62 22,537.42 (25,916.23)   13,600.00
Type of provider
 Self-treatment 529 2723.82 (3818.42) <0.001 1200.00
 Public 573 8544.06 (14,217.96)   4200.00
 Private 471 14,613.34 (18,919.88)   8750.00
Type of disease experienced
 Malaria 1075 5671.66 (9171.64) <0.001 2900.00
 Otherwise 498 14,302.19 (20,610.18)   6750.00
Total 1573 8404.02 (14,418.53)   3750.00
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