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Table 6 Economic burden of fever cost on household’s income

From: Economic costs of fever to households in the middle belt of Ghana

Wealth quintile
groupings
Households annual
monthly income (GHS)
Mean economic cost
of fever (GHS)
Share of cost on
income (%)
Highest 3868.9 19.9 13.8
Fourth 4680.0 21.0 19.1
Middle 6686.3 24.1 36.2
Second 4296.8 20.4 31.9
Lowest 5469.5 24.4 54.5
  1. Exchange rate (as at 30th September 2011): GH$1 is equivalent to GHS 1.52 [27]