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Table 2 Univariate analysis of the factors associated with direct medical cost (RMB) of hospitalized H7N9 patients

From: Economic burden and its associated factors of hospitalized patients infected with A (H7N9) virus: a retrospective study in Eastern China, 2013–2014

Selected variables Frequency Median of total fee (interquartile range) P *
Overall 52 122 260 (60 710–310 220) N.A.
Severity and outcome    <0.0001
 Mild 4 12 780 (3 320–19 750)  
 Severe 27 96 780 (56 780–287 140)  
 Dead 21 228 650 (116 410–549 520)  
Gender    0.020
 Male 40 100 110 (52 190–265 010)  
 Female 12 259 880 (116 410–544 590)  
Age, years    0.945
 <34 10 201 960 (21 750–460 340)  
 35–64 27 108 420 (64 350–277 420)  
 >=65 15 123 820 (80 350–310 210)  
Districta    0.044
 Northern 12 84 840 (37 230–125 650)  
 Southern 39 138 360 (76 740–460 660)  
Health insurancea    0.755
 None 5 96 780 (57 360–287 140)  
 URBMI 28 92 210 (52 190–271 140)  
 NCMS 12 237 550 (62 130–291 280)  
Proportion of Reimbursement    0.033
 <50 % 7 96 780 (38 800–128 980)  
 50–79 % 10 101 140 (53 990–228 650)  
 80–99 % 8 87 270 (29 700–193 050)  
 100 % 27 254 340 (93 510–549 520)  
Family member monthly average income (RMB, thousand yuan)a    0.135
 <1 4 67 770 (37 870–167 950)  
 1–3 10 303 340 (120 700–606 530)  
 3–5 15 105 460 (77 960–165 360)  
 5–10 14 131 640 (32 330–460 340)  
 >=10 6 302 140 (123 820–1103 550)  
  1. *Mann–Whitney U test (for 2 groups) or Kruskal-wallis H test (for multiple groups)
  2. aThere are 1, 7 and 3 missing data in District, Health insurance and Family member monthly average income respectively