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Table 3 Household average cost of cholera treatment by age group, BDT (US$)

From: Cost of illness for cholera in a high risk urban area in Bangladesh: an analysis from household perspective

Age group (years) Number of patients Average direct cost Average indirect cost Average total cost
Up to 4 131 635 (8.5) 980 (13) 1,615 (21.5)
5 to 14 34 537 (7) 778 (10) 1,314 (17.5)
15 to 45 178 529 (7) 1,733 (23) 2,261 (30)
46 to 60 39 532 (7) 3,682 (49) 4,214 (56.2)
60+ 12 345 (4.6) 5,870 (78) 6,214 (82.6)