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Table 2 Frequency, cost and approvals of selected diagnoses among exceptional care committee applications for refugees

From: Neuropsychiatric disorders among Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Jordan: a retrospective cohort study 2012–2013

  Diagnosis No. refugees (% Female) No. of refugees with ≥ 2 applications Total no. of applications Total cost (Average per person) USD % Applications approved
Neurological StrokeΩ 36 (47) 5 41 147,601 (4,100) 95
Brain Tumor 23 (61) 6 29 181,815 (7,905) 73
Traumatic Injury of the Nervous System 22 (9) 0 22 142,252 (6,466) 86
Neurodevelopmental Abnormalities 17 (56) 2 19 44,688 (2,629) 94
Disc Prolapse 16 (44) 0 16 65,462 (4,091) 50
Meningitis 12 (42) 2 14 36,852 (3,071) 93
Epilepsy 11 (27) 1 12 21,245 (1,931) 100
Encephalopathy and LOCΨ 8 (38) 0 8 21,444 (2,680) 100
Cerebral Palsy 7 (57) 2 9 24,801 (3,543) 67
Multiple Sclerosis 7 (57) 2 12 52,511 (7,502) 92
Headache 5 (60) 0 5 9,412 (1,882) 100
Psychiatric Schizophrenia 12 (17) 4 18 27,226 (2,269) 100
Psychosis 8 (25) 0 8 10,596 (1,325) 100
Bipolar Disorder 5 (60) 2 9 17,113 (3,423) 100
  1. Legend:
  2. ΩStroke included three cases of transient ischemic attack.
  3. ΨLOC: Loss of consciousness.