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Table 1 Patient costs as a percentage of annual income (average of mean) from[2]

From: Catastrophic care-seeking costs as an indicator for lung health

  Studies n Direct costs % Lost income % Total cost %
Individual     
Reported income 22 21 37 58
Annual Wage2 35 9 21 30
Wage of lowest 20%3 34 25 64 89
Reported household income 7 16 22 39
  1. 2 Computed from “gross average nominal monthly wage in the International Labour Organisation's global wage database http://www.ilo.org/travil/info/db/lang--en/index.htm
  2. 3 World Bank. Income Share Held by Lowest 20% in the World Bank Database http://data.workdbank.org/indicator/SI.DST.FRST.20/countries