Table 5

Differences in excess costs per patient with first-ever stroke in western Sweden during 2008 for females and males
Cost item Female Male
SEK SEK
Inpatient care costs 88 (9.6) 95 (10.5)
Outpatient care costs 6 (0.7) 5 (0.5)
Total healthcare cost 94 (10.3) 103 (11)
Municipal care costs 78 (8.5) 72 (8)
Total direct costs 172 (19) 175 (19)
Productivity loss total 17 (2) 21 (2.3)
Total costs 189 (21) 196 (21.5)

Total number of patients n = 3,074. Prices of year 2008 in thousand SEK and (€).

Based on converting currency rate 1 June 2012 (1 SEK = €0,11).

Persson et al.

Persson et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:341   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-341

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