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Table 1 Expenditure and sources of money for treatment of children with DF

From: Poverty, user fees and ability to pay for health care for children with suspected dengue in rural Cambodia

Place of health facilities Expenditure Period of illness Sources of money
Public facilities    
Referral Hospital US$25 1 episode Savings, loan from mother
Combined private and public facility    
Local private practice, referral hospital US$150 1 episode Sale of rice
Local private practice, referral hospital US$62.50 1 episode Loan,* sold farm land
Local drugs, HC, referral hospital US$37.50 1 episode Pawn farm land for 3 years
Local drugs, referral hospital US$37.50 1 episode Not specified
Local private practice, referral hospital US$31.25 1 episode Loan
Local drugs, referral hospital US$25 1 episode Loan, sale of a pig fee-exemption
Local private practice, referral hospital US$3.75 1 episode Fee-exemption
Private Practices    
Local drugs, private practice, blood test US$100 2 sons, 2 episodes Sale of farm land
Local drugs, local private practice US$50 1 episode Sale and loan*
Local drugs, private practices in the village and in KPC US$50 1 episode Not specified
Local drugs, private practice US$45 2 sons, 2 episodes Sale of an ox
Local drugs and private practice in KPC USS37.50 1 episode Sale of a pig
Local drugs, private practice, blood test US$37.50 1 episode Not specified
Local drugs, private practice, blood test US$36.25 1 episode Loan from mother
Local drugs, local private practice US$25 1 episode Loan
Local drugs, local private practice US$25 1 episode Sale of an ox
Local drugs, local private practice US$ 8.75 1 episode Savings, loan from mother
  1. * Loan for more than a year, the exchange rate was 4000 riels = USD 1 at the time of the study in 2003.