Table 5

Estimated number of extra consultations and cost of these consultations (US$) in one year for the sample using the estimate of the OR and upper and lower bounds based on 95% CI

OR=1.37Lower OR=1.03Upper OR=1.83
Estimated number of extra consultations 1347 127 2543
Estimated total cost of extra consultations29044274554809
Cost (% of total) paid by government 2444 (8.4) 228 (8.3) 4701 (8.6)
Cost (% of total) paid by employer 8279 (28.5) 782 (28.5)15610 (28.5)
Cost (% of total) paid by individual or insurer18322 (63.1)1735 (63.2)34498 (62.9)