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Table 7 Average length of stay and average medical costs of TB inpatients with and without comorbidity in designated hospitals of Jurong and Mianxian from 2010 to 2012

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

Hospitals Number Without comorbidity With comorbidity P
Median Range Mean Median Range Mean
Length of stay
 Jurong 285 14 8–25 23.02 17 9–25 21.18 0.423
 Mianxian 560 15 10–22 15.74 14 9–21 14.77 0.254
Service cost
 Jurong 285 7037 4,331–12,362 10536 6849 4,486–11,085 9155 0.880
 Mianxian 560 3810 2,387–4,702 3825 3893 2,616–5,965 4874 0.073
  1. Data source: medical records of the designated hospitals