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Table 5 Economic impact (FJ$) of diarrhea by age group at baseline and follow-up

From: Evaluating the efficacy of point-of-use water filtration units in Fiji

Aggregation Timing Mean (SD) Unadjusted difference (95% CI) Adjusted difference (95% CI)2
Household medical expenses due to diarrhea per month per person1 Baseline $3.84 ($11.73) $3.54 ($2.47, $4.61)*** $4.40 ($3.29, $5.51)***
Follow-up $0.30 ($2.76)
Household water expenses per month per person1 Baseline $0.78 ($2.88) $0.63 ($0.35, $0.92)*** $0.74 ($0.46, $1.03)***
Follow-up $0.15 ($1.39)
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
  2. 1Amount reported by household per month divided by the reported number of people in a household
  3. 2Adjusted for all variables in Table 1 plus an indicator variable for whether the water source changed, an indicator variable for whether the person answering the survey questions changed, and a variable indicating any change in the number of adults in the household