Table 4

Cost of care, care-seeking behaviour, and ability to work, for disabled and non-disabled respondents

 Disabled Non-disabled p Value* Mean cost of care, US$(95% CI)† 39.40 (21.69 to 71.56) 20.84 (14.76 to 29.42) 0.067 Paid >US$62 for care, %† ‡ 50.0 24.4 0.019 Sought formal care, % 94.6 70.0 0.003 Unable to work, % 29.7 6.7 0.002
• * p Values were calculated with the χ2 test for dichotomous data and the t test for unequal variances with log-transformed continuous cost data.

• Data are for n=127 injured respondents except for cost data where cost data were not available for three injured respondents (n=124).

• US\$62 is equivalent to the monthly per capita income in Nigeria in 2005 (Source: UNdata).