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Table 1 Costs for one bed day in a hospital for a DR-TB patient in USD

From: Cost of three models of care for drug-resistant tuberculosis patients in Nigeria

Cost Component Treatment Center 1 (%) Treatment Center 2 (%) Treatment Center 3 (%) Average (%)
Administration 3.74 (16.3) 27.12 (30.9) 16.88 (34.4) 15.91 (30)
Transportation 1.83 (8.0) 11.97 (13.7) -a 4.60 (9)
Laundry 0.25 (1.1) 3.27 (3.7) 2.84 (5.8) 2.12 (4)
Radiology 0.77 (2.1) 7.11 (6.1) -b 2.62 (5)
Maintenance cleaning and security 2.16 (9.4) 5.25 (6.0) 1.82 (3.7) 3.08 (6)
Catering 7.57 (33) 9.46 (10.8) 6.31 (12.9) 7.78 (15)
Other supplies 0.24 (1.0) 0.89 (1.0) 0.48 (1.0) 0.54 (1)
Salaries 6.35 (27.7) 22.61 (25.8) 20.67 (42.2) 16.54 (31)
Total costs one bed day 22.91 (100) 87.67 (100) 49.00 (100) 53.19 (100)
  1. aThis treatment center had no official cars and no drivers so no costs could be attributed to transportation
  2. bThis treatment center had no functioning radiological equipment during the period over which costing information was obtained; patients were referred out for chest X-rays when needed