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1- Department of Health Management & Economic, School of Public Health and Research Center for Health Sciences, Hamadan university of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
2- Assistant Professor r, Health Management and Economics Department, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, (Corresponding author), E-mail: afazaeli83@gmail.com
3- Associate Professor, Department of Health Management & Economic, school of Public health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
Abstract:   (661 Views)
Background and Objective: Tuberculosis is an infectious disease and is the leading cause of death from single-agent infectious diseases. The purpose of this study was to estimate the economic costs of this disease and its effective factors in Hamadan province.
Methods: This descriptive-analytical study was conducted on a cross-sectional (two-year time scale) study in 2014 and 2015. The population of this study is tuberculosis patients in Hamadan province. Data extraction was performed by examining the file of patients with tuberculosis in urban and rural health centers and patients of hospital in Hamadan. Also, using a logistic model and Stata 15, social factors and households that are more likely to be exposed to this disease were studied.
Results: A total of 173 tuberculosis patients were identified, with an estimated cost of treatment of 8307 million IRR. Also, the results of the Logit model showed that people living in the city over 65, low educated, and people with HIV The order of 22, 14, 18, and 6 percent would be greater than the likelihood of exposure to tuberculosis.
Conclusion: The cost of tuberculosis, in addition to allocating a significant amount of health resources in the province, also imposes a high burden on households. The social and economic consequences of these costs lead to many abnormalities such as the exclusion of women with a family or the abandonment of the children of affected people.
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: مدیریت مالی و اقتصاد در بیمارستان
Received: 2018/08/21 | Accepted: 2019/06/16 | Published: 2020/05/15