Household economic impact of an emerging disease in terms of catastrophic out-of-pocket health care expenditure and loss of productivity: investigation of an outbreak of chikungunya in Orissa, India.

@article{Gopalan2009HouseholdEI,
  title={Household economic impact of an emerging disease in terms of catastrophic out-of-pocket health care expenditure and loss of productivity: investigation of an outbreak of chikungunya in Orissa, India.},
  author={Saji Saraswathy Gopalan and Ashis Kumar Das},
  journal={Journal of vector borne diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={
          57-64
        }
}
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES To examine the household economic impact of an outbreak of chikungunya in terms of out-of-pocket health care expenditure and income foregone due to loss of productive time in Orissa, India. METHODS Structured interviews were conducted on 150 respondents, bread winners from the affected households of a village with maximum number of reported cases in the state, during August 2007. We looked at the economic profile, treatment history, and patient-side cost of care, loss… CONTINUE READING
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