XPHACTOR cross-sectional patient cost dataset

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Foster, N, Hanifa, Y, Pillai, N, Roycent, T, Fielding, K, Vassall, A and Grant, AD. 2018. XPHACTOR cross-sectional patient cost dataset. [Online]. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. Available from: 10.17037/DATA.00000791

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The costs incurred by patients in seeking care are considered a potential barrier to healthcare seeking behaviour. Given the global move towards Universal Health Care (UHC) which includes financial protection from the cost of ill health, there is a need to estimate the burden of costs incurred by patients to identify possible policy interventions. We used patient cost data collected alongside the “Xpert for people attending HIV/AIDS care: test or review?” (XPHACTOR) study to estimate the costs incurred by the study population when accessing care. In addition, we also looked at the cost burden on caregivers. This dataset includes observations for 289 people accessing HIV/AIDS care among

Completed Date: 1 August 2018
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Interview: Face-to-face
Questionnaire: Fixed form - Paper
Data Creators(s): Foster, N, Hanifa, Y, Pillai, N, Roycent, T, Fielding, K, Vassall, A and Grant, AD
Associated roles: Grant, AD (Principal Investigator), Churchyard, GJ (Principal Investigator), Chihota, V (Co-Investigator), Ndlovu, N (Co-Investigator), Charalambous, S (Co-Investigator), Stevens, W (Co-Investigator), Nicol, M (Co-Investigator), Karstaedt, A (Co-Investigator), Sahid, F (Co-Investigator), Adonis, L (Co-Investigator), McCarthy, K (Co-Investigator), Foster, N (Co-Investigator), Sinanovic, E (Co-Investigator) and Vassall, A (Co-Investigator)
LSHTM Faculty/Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Clinical Research
Faculty of Public Health and Policy > Dept of Global Health and Development
Research Centre: TB Centre
Participating Institutions: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, The Aaurum Institute, Johannesburg, South Africa, National Health Laboratory Services, Johannesburg, South Africa, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa, Gauteng Department of Health, Johannesburg, South Africa

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