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Table 4 Costs related to advanced NSCLC stratified by patients and caregivers

From: Cost burden associated with advanced non-small cell lung cancer in Europe and influence of disease stage

Mean annual costs per patient/caregiver Patients (N = 1030) Caregivers (N = 427)
Wage losses n = 1000 €2077 n = 360 €436
Direct out-of-pocket expenses (unadjusted) n = 544 €3774 n = 213 €1756
Direct out-of-pocket expenses (adjusteda) n = 539 €823 n = 203 €1019
Productivity losses n = 966 €1484 n = 387 €2839
Total direct and indirect out-of-pocket costs (unadjusted) n = 522 €5691 n = 204 €4125
Financial support received from government n = 989 €2110 n = 386 €721
Total direct and indirect out-of-pocket costs (adjusteda) n = 518 €2644 n = 194 €3477
  1. NSCLC non-small cell lung cancer
  2. aAdjusted for financial support provided by the respective governments