Table 5

Length of stay and costs of measles hospitalizations, by geographical area. Italy 2002–2003.

Geographical Area

N. hospitalizations

Median length of stay (days)

Total cost (€)

Mean cost per hospital day (€)

Mean cost per hospitalized case (€)


North

541

4

1,066,723

338.97

1971.76

Centre

946

5

1,755,038

304.75

1855.22

South

3667

4

6,011,529

331.93

1639.36

ITALY

5154

4

8,833,302

326.95

1700.14


Filia et al. BMC Public Health 2007 7:169   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-169

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