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Table 5 Average medical costs and average length of stay of the 169 matched TB inpatients from six disignated hospitals in Zhenjiang and Hanzhong, respectively, in 2012

From: Factors that associated with TB patient admission rate and TB inpatient service cost: a cross-sectional study in China

Sites Number Medical costs (CNY) a ALOS (day) b
Mean SD Mean SD
Zhenjiang 67 6171.44 3546.66 15.99 8.32
 Dantu 27 5160.53 2143.02 14.96 4.44
 Yangzhong 6 4808.93 2991.34 11.83 7.55
 Jurong 34 7214.67 4229.48 17.53 10.37
Hanzhong 102 3952.07 1732.11 17.39 8.67
 Chenggu 24 3678.39 1368.62 22.38 9.29
 Mianxian 52 3732.18 1724.02 14.98 7.32
 Zhenba 26 4644.47 1913.91 17.62 8.91
  1. Data source: TB patient survey and medical records of the designated hospitals, a total of 169 cases were successfully matched
  2. aANOVA for county hospitals: Zhenjiang P = 0.047, significant difference between Dantu vs. Jurong; Hanzhong P = 0.060, significant difference between Chenggu vs. Zhenba, Mianxian vs. Zhenba
  3. bANOVA for county hospitals: Zhenjiang P = 0.216; Hanzhong P = 0.002, significant difference between Chenggu vs. Mianxian, Chenggu vs. Zhenba