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Table 7 The relationship between status of pwmsand types of costs imposed on them

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

Cost type Mild disease Moderate disease Severe disease P-value
Mean (SDa) % of total cost Mean (SD) % of total cost Mean (SD) % of total cost
IRRb USDc EUROd IRR USD EURO IRR USD EURO
Direct medical costs 57,330,010 (±61,057,540) 1365.00 (±1453.75) 1163.35 (±1238.99) 68.31 111,768,420 (±255,325,660) 2661.16 (±6079.18) 2268.02 (±5181.12) 81.12 86,965,810 (±112,051,120) 2070.61 (±2667.88) 1764.72 (±2273.77) 72.49 0.013
Direct non-medical cost 19,949,800
(±80,598,510)
474.99 (±1919.01) 404.82 (±1635.52) 23.78 25,227,650 (±57,750,230) 600.65 (±1375.00) 511.92 (±1171.87) 18.23 29,892,200 (±48,967,780) 711.71 (±1165.89) 606.57 (±993.66) 24.92 0.690
Indirect cost 6,638,330 (±22,281,580) 158.06 (±530.27) 134.70 (±452.14) 7.91 776,590 (±3,544,450) 18.49 (±84.39) 15.75 (±71.92) 0.56 3,104,650 (±6,910,610) 73.92 (±164.53) 63.00 (±140.23) 2.59 0.118
Total cost 83,918,150 (±10,316,453) 1998.05 (±245.62) 1702.88 (±209.34) 100 137,772,660 (±264,022,250) 3280.30 (±6268.24) 2795.71 (±5357.59) 100 119,962,670 (±136,103,800) 2856.25 (±3240.56) 2434.30 (±2761.84) 100 0.039
  1. aStandard deviation
  2. bThe Iranian Rial
  3. cUnited States Dollar
  4. dThe EUROope Currency