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Table 5 OOPE by type of services for care among those who paid for the services

From: Impact of free newborn care service package on out of pocket expenditure‐evidence from a multicentric study in Nepal

  Before FNC (N-60) After FNC (N-172) p-value *
Admission charge
Mean ± SD 0.1 ± 0.5 0.14 ± 1.3 0.21
Median (IQR) 0(0-3.8) 0(0-14.4)  
Bed charge
Mean ± SD 6.4 ± 6.5 3.1 ± 5.3 < 0.001
Median (IQR) 450(0–24.0) 0(0–24.0)  
Laboratory diagnosis
Mean ± SD 2.5 ± 3.2 3.4 ± 4.2 0.55
Median (IQR) 2.4 (0-13.4) 2.4(0-15.5)  
Doctor fees
Mean ± SD 1.9 ± 0.1 1.9 ± 0.2 0.66
Median (IQR) 1.9 (0.9–1.9) 1.9(1.1–4.3)  
Medicines
Mean ± SD 3.4 ± 10.8 4.3 ± 9.5 0.02
Median (IQR) 0(0-57.6) 0(0-96.1)  
Total Service Expense
Mean ± SD 14.5 + 12.1 13.0 ± 9.6 0.71
Median (IQR) 12.0(3.8–67.7) 11.9(2.1–98.0)  
  1. *Mann-Whitney test
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