The household-level economic burden of heart disease in India.

  title={The household-level economic burden of heart disease in India.},
  author={Anup K Karan and Michael Engelgau and Ajay Mahal},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  volume={19 5},
OBJECTIVES To estimate healthcare use and financial burden associated with heart disease among Indian households. METHODS Data from the 2004 round household survey of the National Sample Survey in India were used to assess the implications of heart disease for out-of-pocket health spending, spending on items other than health care, employment and healthcare financing patterns, by matching households with a member self-reporting heart disease (cardiovascular disease (CVD)-affected households… CONTINUE READING
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