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Table 3 Cost of seeking care for the female SRH usersa

From: Inequity in costs of seeking sexual and reproductive health services in India and Kenya

  India (Rs) (n = 140) Kenya (Kshs) (n = 41)
Monthly household incomeb, c
 Mean (SD) 5167 (2674) 19582 (17609)
 Median 5000 12000
 Range 1000–20000 1500–80000
Seeking care costs
 Mean (SD) 57 (46) 82(104)
 Median 40 30
 Range 5–250 20–400
Mean spending in each income quintile
 Most poor 48.55 108.33
 Very poor 53.30 55.56
 Poor 56.86 53.33
 Less poor 52.06 98.18
 Least poor 78.50 94.29
Spending % of income
 Mean (SD) 1.3 % (1.1 %) 0.6 % (1.3 %)
 Median 1 % 0.20 %
 Range 0.1–6 % 0.03–8 %
  1. aSpending for India is only included transportation costs and for Kenya is only included payments for SRH services
  2. bMonthly household income is not adjusted for household size
  3. cOne US Dollar in 2012 was on average equal to 53.44 Indian rupees and 84.53 Kenyan Shilling