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Table 5 Median costs (in USD a ) for the components of care for each therapeutic option, Lubumbashi 2010 (n = 251 households)

From: Health-seeking behaviour in the city of Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo: results from a cross-sectional household survey

Therapeutic option/components of care n Median cost (Q1-Q3) 95% CI
Traditional medicine 14 0.4 (0.0 -3.9) 0.0-2.0
Self-medication 111 0.9 (0.2 -2.2) 0.6-1.2
Self-employed private health professionals    
  Transportation fees 23 0.0 (0.0-0.0) 0.0-0.0
  Consultation fees 21 0.0 (0.0-0.2) 0.0-0.1
  Cost of medicines 19 3.4 (1.4-7.8) 1.1-5.7
FLHS    
  Transportation fees 100 0.0 (0.0-0.0) 0.0-0.0
  Consultation fees 68 2.2 (1.2-2.8) 2.2-2.3
  Lab exams fees 67 2.2 (0.0-3.9) 1.5-3.0
  Cost of medicines 56 5.9 (1.9-13.6) 3.5-8.4
  Cost of observation 78 0.0 (0.0-0.0) 0.0-0.0
Hospital    
  Transportation fees 50 1.4 (0.0-3.6) 0.6-2.2
  Consultation fees 32 3.3 (0.0-5.2) 1.9-4.8
  Lab exams fees 26 1.1 (0.0-5.6) 0.0-2.8
  Cost of medicines 25 7.8 (2.2-16.7) 3.2-12.3
  Hospitalization fees 35 0.0 (0.0-0.0) 0.0-0.0
  1. a1USD = 900 Congolese Francs.