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Table 5 Detailed costs of the study

From: The cost of type 2 diabetes in Brazil: evaluation of a diabetes care center in the city of São Paulo, Brazil

  Annual costs per patient (US$) Total annual costs (US$) % of the direct costs % of the total costs
Total cost 1,844 385,300 –– 100
Indirect costs (subtotal) 831 173,747 –– 45
Direct costs (subtotal) 1012 211,553 100 55
Medical costs *     
 Medical appointments 42 8,688 + 202 4  
 Exams 71    
 Strips 269    
 Hospitalization and procedures (all patients) 137 28,615 + 1,991 14  
 Medications** 422 88,182 + 472 42  
Non-medical costs     
 Transport 72 14,949 + 152 7  
  1. *Costs were calculated using the bottom-up approach with the SUS price as a reference.
  2. **Costs were calculated based on [20] Banco de Preços em Saúde [Data Bank on Healthcare Prices].