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Table 3 Average per-person annual costs associated with stroke

From: Estimating the lifetime economic burden of stroke according to the age of onset in South Korea: a cost of illness study

Age of stroke onset (years) Costs of non-fatal stroke
(1st year)
Costs of non-fatal stroke
(2nd year)
Costs of fatal stroke
(including premature death costs)
Male    
45 8,449 1,250 10,543 (521,179)
55 7,324 1,564 11,366 (141,230)
65 5,134 1,530 8,724
75 4,772 1,946 7,490
85 5,075 1,804 6,143
Female    
45 5,358 629 12,182 (171,802)
55 5,032 1,004 9,955 (54,111)
65 4,891 1,309 11,135
75 4,915 1,656 7,993
85 4,669 1,588 5,514
  1. Unit: 1,000 Korean won; All costs are presented in 2008 Korean currency value (1,200 Korean won = 1 US$); Detailed cost components are presented in Additional file 1, Table S1 and Additional file 1, Table S2.