Table 4: Distribution of direct costs according to the different items of expenditure (n = 42).
Cost distribution in the total population (n = 42) | ||||
Mean ± SD^{*}(XAF^{**}) | Median (XAF) | [Min-Max] in XAF | % of total cost | |
Cost of para-clinical examinations | 81,255.9 ± 45,192 | 73,500 | [8,000-211,250] | 17.8 |
Cost of complications treatment | 1,635.9 ± 7,806 | 0 | [0-50,010] | 0.4 |
Cost of dialysis treatment | 48,090.8 ± 177,493 | 0 | [0-994,525] | 10.6 |
Cost of etiology treatment | 156,237.7 ± 187,513 | 87,175 | [22,850-687,160] | 34.3 |
Other intra hospital costs | 168,224.4 ± 98,327 | 141,010 | [43,855-501,065] | 36.9 |
Total | 455,445.8 ± 383,293 | 335,815 | [54,705-2,444,010] | 100 |
Breakdown of costs in the "non-dialysis" subgroup (n = 38) | ||||
Cost of para-clinical examinations | 72,710.5 ± 37,031 | 65,500 | [8,000-186,750] | 19 |
Cost of complications treatment | 103.0 ± 638 | 0 | [0-3,930] | 1 |
Cost of dialysis treatment | / | / | / | / |
Cost of etiology treatment | 139,548.8 ± 172,790 | 78,200 | [2,850-687,160] | 37 |
Other intra hospital costs | 158,655.7 ± 98,108 | 135,805 | [43,855-501,065] | 42 |
Total | 371,018.5 ± 261,387 | 283,687 | [58,635-1,378,905] | 100 |
Distribution of costs in the subgroup of "dialysis patients" (n = 4) | ||||
Cost of para-clinical examinations | 162,438 ± 35,884 | 153,000 | [132,500-211,250] | 12.9 |
Cost of complications treatment | Cost of complications treatment | 6,590 | [1,590-50,010] | 1.3 |
Cost of dialysis treatment | 504,954 ± 350,656 | 430,910 | [163,470-994,525] | 40.2 |
Cost of etiology treatment | 314,783 ± 274,341 | 284,360 | [29,450-660,960] | 25.0 |
Other intra hospital costs | 259,126 ± 35,294 | 254,910 | [220,865-305,820] | 20.6 |
Total | 1,257,495.0 ± 466,009 | 1,431,777 | [547,875-2,222,565] | 100 |
^{*}SD: Standard deviation; Min: Minimum; Max: Maximum; ^{**}XAF: CFA franc of central africa (XAF).