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Table 3 Total expenditure for care across selected variables (N = 540)

From: Out of pocket expenditure to deliver at public health facilities in India: a cross sectional analysis

Variable Median expenditure in INR (IQR)
Age (Years) <25 680 (520)
≥25 740 (665)
Education of woman Illiterate 670 (510)
Literate 730 (600)
Religion Hindu 700 (550)
Non-Hindu 600 (540)
Caste*** General 850 (780)
OBC, SC/ST 670 (535)
Income (INR)** ≤4000 620 (520)
>4000 750 (550)
Gravida** Primi 785 (678)
Multi 660 (495)
Sex of baby Female 655 (493)
Male 720 (569)
Type of delivery*** Normal 680 (510)
Complicated 970 (1050)
Presence of ASHA*** Yes 680 (510)
No 980 (1675)
  1. **p < 0.01, ***p <0.001
  2. Significance level is determined using Mann- Whitney test
  3. US$ 1 = 61 INR