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Table 6 Patient and caregiver related time due to illness/condition (in number of days) (N = 342)

From: Costs incurred by outpatients at a university hospital in northwestern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Individuals Time lost (days) Median IQR
Patient related Before visit to hospital 0.00 0.00–3.00
During travel 0.06 0.02–0.12
During stay for hospital care 2.00 0.21–3.00
Total 2.38 1.01–7.03
Caregiver related Before visit to hospital 0.00 0.00–1.25
During travel 0.02 0.00–0.08
During stay for hospital care 0.09 0.00–2.00
Total 0.82 0.00–4.12
Total time loss 4.08 1.45–14.09