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Table 4 Mean item cost incurred in visiting private (PFP, PNFP) and public sources of care

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

Variable n Combined providers n Private n Public p valuea
Mean (median|min–max) Mean (median|min–max) Mean (median|min–max)
Visit fee 361 1629.64 (500|100–20,000) 191 2328.79 (1000|100–20,000) 170 844.12 (300|100–15,000) <0.001
Drug 365 10,256.88 (7500|150.0–10,000) 192 12,270.54 (10,000|150–100,000) 173 8022.06 (6000|400–50,000) <0.001
Lab/test 85 8976.47 (5333|100–100,000) 54 8714.20 (6000|500–50,000) 31 9433.32 (5000|100–100,000) 0.208
Transport 188 1974.47 (1200|50–30,000) 107 2258.73 (1450|50–30,000) 81 (1598.97 (1000|50–24,500) 0.008
Other fees 22 1677.23 (666|100–10,000) 10 1029.90 (666.5|100–5100) 12 2216.67 (450|100–10,000) 0.488
  1. ap value of log-expenditure
  2. PFP private-for-profit, PNFP private-not-for-profit