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Table 2 Annual costs related to having a child with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (in Canadian Dollars)

From: The financial burden of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a Nova Scotia experience

  Mean (standard deviation) Median (range)
Annual Medical Costs   
Medication 179.30 (328) 0 (0, 1680.00)
Physiotherapy 1.72 (13) 0 (0, 93.00)
Aids/splint materials 48.92 (98) 0 (0, 350.00)
Total 229.95 (343) 122.50 (0, 1680.00)
Annual Non-Medical Costs   
IWK Visit Costs 326.91 (396) 226.25 (0, 2286.00)
Peripheral Visit Costs 116.67 (175) 50.50 (0, 1000.00)
Total Annual Visit Costs 443.58 (427) 414.75 (0, 2286.00)
Home Adaptations/Driving to School 34.17 (217) 0 (0, 1600.00)
Total 477.75 (519) 436.25 (0, 2685.00)
Annual Loss of Paid Work 354.81 (712) 0 (0, 2600.00)
Total Annual Costs 1062.50 (1227) 619.50 (0, 5535.00)
Percent of Gross Household Income 2.5% (5.5) 0.7% (0, 37%)