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Table 2 Household average healthcare expenditure in US$ (mean ± SD) across human life stage

From: The impact of age and sex on healthcare expenditure of households in Bangladesh

Human life stage Male Female Mean diff (95% CI) F-value
Childhood (0–19 years) 6.40 ± 24.20 6.33 ± 22.30 0.07 (-0.03-1.01) 10.67***
Young adult (20–39 years) 11.87 ± 31.47 14.53 ± 62.62 -2.8* (-3.21-0.056)
Middle-aged adult (40–64 years) 14.60 ± 48.81 14.67 ± 43.86 -0.07 (-1.26 -0.098)
Senior aged (65 – 84 years) 34.90 ± 392.52 13.09 ± 51.98 21.81*** (15.87-24.87)
Old senior aged (85 and above) 30.59 ± 87.65 12.52 ± 16.64 18.07*** (16.45-23.65)
Total 11.51 ± 108.12 11.20 ± 44.85 0.31 (0.051-0.986)  
  1. NB: *** and * denote 1% and 10% significance level respectively.