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Table 3 Comparison of re-examination expenses of the patients from different areas

From: Security and cost comparison of INR self-testing and conventional hospital INR testing in patients with mechanical heart valve replacement

  Local group Within Sichuan group Outside Sichuan group
Number of patients (Persons) 141 (26.8%) 368 (70.0%) 17 (3.2%)
Testing fee (dollar) 1.74 1.74 1.74
Registration fee (dollar) 3.17 3.17 3.17
Transportation fee (dollar) 0-4.75 (1.97 ± 0.84) 15.84-126.73 (45.36 ± 21.46) 63.37-158.42 (100.63 ± 38.49)
Accommodation fee (dollar) 0 0-31.67 (14.97 ± 9.25) 15.84-63.37 (24.85 ± 13.64)
Others (dollar) 0-3.17 (1.72 ± 0.98) 0-9.50 (4.06 ± 2.74) 0-12.67 (5.68 ± 3.07)
Total (dollar) 4.91-12.67 (9.83 ± 1.62) 31.68-154.42 (63.00 ± 45.53) 95.05-221.78 (150.50 ± 68.60)