Table 4

Summary of costing analysis in US$ (millions)

Cost categoriesCost of tobacco smokingCost of smokeless tobaccoTotal cost
Direct cost29.512.642.1
Inpatients care cost18.57.3
Outpatient care cost0.60.3
Out of pocket expenditure10.45.0
Indirect cost (cost of productivity loss)54.324.779.1
Cost of productivity loss due to Absenteeism21.210.9
Cost of productivity loss due to premature mortality33.213.8
  • Please note that rounding off has resulted in a slight discrepancy on the last row.