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Table 3 Median direct costs for epilepsy care at clinic and hospital, Agincourt 2010-11

From: Health care utilization and outpatient, out-of-pocket costs for active convulsive epilepsy in rural northeastern South Africa: a cross-sectional Survey

  Clinic Hospital
Direct Medical Costs (per visit)   
 Epilepsy Medication 0 (0–0) 0 (0–0)
 Opening file $ 3.49 (3.49–5.24) $ 3.49 (3.49–3.49)
Direct Non-Medical Costs (per visit)   
 Transportation $ 2.79 (1.74–4.89) $ 5.41 (4.19–7.68)
 Food/drink purchased due to visit $ 3.49 (1.74–5.24) $ 4.36 (3.49–6.98)
  1. Median (IQR)
  2. Expressed in 2010 International dollars $