Table 6: Distribution of indirect 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 Loss due to temporary disability working 13,083.6 ± 7,578 12,011 [3,002-33,030] 2.5 Cost of premature death 456,682.3 ± 2,959,639 0 [0-19,180,658] 87.6 Additional expenses families Transport costs 31,226.6 ± 26,127 20,500 [0-105,000] 6.0 Nutrition 19,714.2 ± 28,996 12,000 [0-180,000] 3.8 Other 1,404.7 ± 7,473 0 [0-48,000] 0.1 Total 521,111.2 ± 2,969,310 47,260 [7,507-19,304,184] 100.0 Breakdown of costs in the “non-dialysis” subgroup (n = 38) Loss due to temporary disability working 12,327,2 ± 7,197 11,260 [3,002-33,030] 20.2 Cost of premature death 0 0 0 0 Additional expenses families Transport costs 29,250 ± 26,382 20,000 [0-105,000] 47.9 Nutrition 19,184.2 ± 30,113 11,250 [0-180,000] 31.4 Other 289.4 ± 1,333 0 [0-8,000] 0.5 Total 61,050.8 ± 53,517 35,512 [7,507-270,016] 100.0 Distribution of costs in the subgroup of “dialysis patients” (n = 4) Loss due to temporary disability working 20,268 ± 8,359 21,770 [3,002-33,030] 0.4 Cost of premature death 4,795,164 ± 9,590,329 0 [0-19,180,658] 97.8 Additional expenses families Transport costs 50,000 ± 15,033 52,500 [0-105,000] 1 Nutrition 24,750 ± 16,398 27,000 [0-180,000] 0.5 Other 12,000 ± 24,000 0 [0-48,000] 0.2 Total 4,902,183.4 ± 9,601,477 129,770 [7,507-270,016] 100.0

*SD: Standard deviation; Min: Minimum; Max: Maximum; **XAF: CFA franc of central Africa (XAF).