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Table 3 Status of direct non-medical costs imposed on pwms

From: Economic costs incurred by the patients with multiple sclerosis at different levels of the disease: a cross-sectional study in Northwest Iran

Service type Patients Frequency of receiving service
Frequency Percentage Mean SDa
Home care (non-medical) 13 4.33 14.23 21.66
Walking aids devices 24 8.00 0.12 0.42
Modification of home, care and … 2 0.66 0.02 0.13
Travel Hospital 174 58.00 24.29 22.55
Physician office 211 70.33 48.07 28.18
Other centers 99 33.00 7.23 13.24
Accommodation and food 0 0 0 0
  1. aStandard deviation