Funding for this research was provided by:
The Shandong University Multidisciplinary Research and Innovation Team of Young Scholars (2020QNQT019)
The grant project of economic burden of adult patients with β-thalassemia by the New Sunshine Charity Foundation (The grant project of economic burden of adult patients with β-thalassemia by the New Sunshine Charity Foundation)
Received: 14 September 2022
Accepted: 20 August 2023
First Online: 29 August 2023
: This study was approved by the Medical Ethics Committee of the Center for Health Management and Policy Research, Shandong University. All patients and caregivers were voluntary and signed an online informed consent form before collecting data.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare no conflict of interest.