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Table 2 Direct inpatient costs and cost composition by types of stroke, in Chinese Yuan (CNY)

From: Costs of hospitalization for stroke from two urban health insurance claims data in Guangzhou City, southern China

Composition of total costs Overall n = 114,872 IS n = 86,126 SAH n = 1736 ICH n = 11,928 TIA n = 7298 Other strokes n = 7784 P-Value
Total inpatient costs
 Mean (CNY) 20,203.1 17,730.5 62,494.2 38,757.6 10,365.3 18,920.6 0.000
 SD 33,068.4 25,679.9 76,861.2 58,584.3 11,618.4 32,441.7  
Laboratory and diagnostic costs
 Percentage of total inpatient cost (%) 11.0 11.9 6.5 8.9 18.6 7.5  
 Mean (CNY) 2215.8 2104.2 4051.2 3453.3 1923.1 1418.4 0.000
 SD 2892.0 2480.5 5178.2 4872.2 1604.3 2575.2  
Non-medication treatment costs
 Percentage of total inpatient cost (%) 38.2 36.3 57.6 39.1 34.2 42.6  
 Mean (CNY) 7716.2 6441.1 36,001.8 15,136.5 3543.0 8058.6 0.000
 SD 16,043.5 12,388.9 50,174.8 24,657.8 7821.1 15,903.3  
Medication costs
 Percentage of total inpatient cost (%) 42.0 42.9 31.4 43.0 40.4 38.5  
 Mean (CNY) 8486.3 7600.7 19,615.7 16,672.1 4188.8 7288.0 0.000
 SD 14,557.9 11,046.6 28,326.1 28,423.9 4313.5 13,618.8  
Bed fees
 Percentage of total inpatient cost (%) 5.9 6.2 2.4 5.2 5.1 7.8  
 Mean (CNY) 1184.3 1093.6 1480.3 2013.6 528.3 1465.7 0.000
 SD 2211.2 2037.1 2182.1 3249.6 594.0 2650.1  
Other fees
 Percentage of total inpatient cost (%) 3.0 2.8 2.2 3.8 1.8 3.7  
 Mean (CNY) 600.8 490.9 1345.3 1484.6 182.0 689.7 0.000
 SD 1798.8 1401.9 2915.7 3555.5 421.9 1717.3  
Out-of-pocket spending
 Percentage of total inpatient cost (%) 24.2 24.1 31.6 23.4 30.5 19.2  
 Mean (CNY) 4885.1 4266.7 19,724.5 9059.8 3164.0 3634.2 0.000
 SD 8480.3 5969.9 26,910.3 15,317.7 4443.0 6566.6  
  1. P-values are based on the Kruskal-Wallis test
  2. IS Ischaemic stroke, SAH Subarachnoid haemorrhage, ICH Intracerebral haemorrhage, TIA Transient ischaemic attack