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Table 1 Shares of diabetes expenditure spent on medications

From: The financial burden from non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: a literature review

Authors* Countries Spending on medicines as a percentage of total expenditure on diabetes (%)
Rayappa et al. [48] India 32
Elrayah et al. [46] Sudan 36 (only insulin)
Villarreal-Ríos et al. [49] Mexico 37
Khowaja et al. [50] Pakistan 46
Grover et al. [23] India 62
  1. *All these papers are based on convenience samples.