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Table 7 Per-case inpatient cancer care expenditures by different groups of patients

From: Inpatient care burden due to cancers in Anhui, China: a cross-sectional household survey

Grouping criteria Direct expenditure Indirect expenditure
LNmean LNSD Mean (RMB) LNmean LNSD Mean (RMB)
Age (years)
 Under 45 2.23 0.12 10743.79 1.95 0.20 1162.20
 45 to 54 2.24 0.13 12225.86 2.02 0.16 1843.87
 55 to 64 2.20 0.12 8423.02 1.85 0.20 578.89
 65 to 74 2.26 0.12 14231.26 1.93 0.19 975.59
 75 or over 2.21 0.11 9126.47 1.93 0.14 957.97
P value 0.075    <0.001   
Type of health insurance
 NCMC 2.21 0.12 8907.97 1.91 0.20 872.20
 CEMI 2.26 0.11 14846.80 1.93 0.20 998.14
 CRMI 2.20 0.11 8096.26 1.88 0.12 681.10
 URMI 2.25 0.17 13183.24 2.02 0.19 1943.92
 Others 2.31 0.15 23120.53 2.00 0.26 1577.44
P value 0.001    0.043   
Household income (quartile)
 Q1 2.18 0.13 7200.36 1.86 0.24 636.12
 Q2 2.23 0.11 11243.20 1.95 0.17 1104.75
 Q3 2.23 0.12 10980.39 1.91 0.17 852.85
 Q4 2.25 0.13 12977.18 1.96 0.19 1243.66
P value 0.009    0.051   
Level of hospital
 Township 2.04 0.13 2142.30 1.66 0.43 193.00
 County 2.19 0.11 7700.41 1.86 0.17 613.14
 Prefecture 2.25 0.12 12974.11 1.98 0.16 1379.28
 Provence 2.28 0.11 17132.95 1.98 0.18 1361.48
P value <0.001    <0.001   
Education
 No education 2.24 0.12 12125.86 1.93 0.18 993.32
 Primary school 2.21 0.13 8822.87 1.90 0.21 804.18
 Middle school 2.23 0.12 11409.51 1.93 0.18 975.92
 Secondary or higher school 2.22 0.12 10042.12 1.94 0.18 1070.38
P value 0.245    0.551   
Total 2.22 0.12 10365.14 1.92 0.19 929.86
  1. Note: NCMC new corporative medical care, CEMI city employee medical insurance, CRMI city resident medical insurance, URMI urban and rural. RMB stands for Chinese yuan; the power for the differences per-case inpatient cancer care expenditures among different groups was calculated using ANOVA