Table 6

The direct cost of all HBV-related diseases stratified by hospitals (dollar/per average annual admission)
Classification Tertiary hospitals Secondary hospitals Total x2 P
NO. cost NO. cost NO. cost
Acute hepatitis B (median) 26 3135 3 1388 29 2954 4.31 0.0378
(2830) (1598) (2464)
Severe hepatitis B (median) 28 10834 0 28 10834
(9697) 449 (9697)
Chronic hepatitis B (median) 385 4380 64 5588 4552 12.12 0.0005
(3012) (2131) (2919)
Compensated cirrhosis (median) 109 6022 12 19919 121 7400 0.08 0.7747
(3909) (4586) (4074)
Decompensated cirrhosis (median) 170 7107 32 6565 202 6937 1.99 0.1583
(5042) (4177) (4946)
Primary liver cancer (median) 56 10213 9 13268 65 10636 1.39 0.2390
(7595) (11223) (7884)
x2 115.20 21.99 135.47
P 0.00 0.00 0.0001

Lu et al.

Lu et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:37   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-37

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