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Table 4 Distribution of OOPE by receipt of maternal incentive

From: Payment mechanism for institutional births in Nepal

  Mean±SD in USD Received Maternal Incentive Scheme p-value*
No (n = 490), Mean±SD in USD Yes (n = 17,783), Mean±SD in USD
Transportation cost 15.0 (14.7, 15.2) 16.7 (14.8, 18.7) 15.1 (14.8, 15.4) <0.001
Lodging cost 0.98 (0.97, 1.0) 0.95 (0.91, 0.98) 0.99 (0.97, 1.01) 0.689
Food cost 11.8 (11.6, 12.0) 7.3 (6.3, 8.2) 13.3 (13.1, 13.6) <0.001
Hospital cost 13.8 (13.6, 13.9) 17.4 (16.3, 18.6) 13.2 (13.1, 13.3) <0.001
Total 41.5 (41.2, 41.9) 42.4 (39.8, 45.0) 42.6 (42.2, 43.0) 0.41
  1. *Mann Whitney test