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Table 3 Cost and disease burden of bronchiectasis in urban China in 2013 ~ 2017 (units: US dollars)

From: Increasing prevalence and burden of bronchiectasis in urban Chinese adults, 2013–2017: a nationwide population-based cohort study

  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Total cost (outpatients and inpatients)      
 Per-capita total cost for patients with bronchiectasis 3537.83 4938.52 5040.17 5654.46 7696.54
 Per-capita total cost for bronchiectasis per se 1650.26 2243.34 1697.81 1712.52 2352.34
 Proportion of total costs (%) 46.65 45.43 33.69 30.29 30.56
Inpatient cost (only for inpatients)      
 Per-capita inpatient costs for patients with bronchiectasis 5959.50 8667.70 8082.50 8120.72 10,917.07
 Per-capita inpatient cost for bronchiectasis per se 3023.05 4568.82 3106.71 2829.15 3470.86
 Proportion of inpatient costs (%) 50.73 52.71 38.44 34.84 31.79
Average number of visits for bronchiectasis 1.96 2.13 1.97 1.98 2.11
Average number of hospitalizations for bronchiectasis 1.21 1.24 1.20 1.21 1.21
Average length of hospital stay for bronchiectasis (day) 12.03 11.21 10.71 10.28 10.17