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Table 3 Predicted cost per bed-day (i) in 2000 I $

From: Econometric estimation of country-specific hospital costs

Country GDP per capita (I$) In or out-of-sample Hospital level Cost per bed day
     Mean (I $) 95% uncertainty interval Low 95% uncertainty interval high SD
Mali 581 Out I 7.39 5.46 9.80 1.36
    II 9.64 7.07 12.73 1.74
    III 13.14 9.58 17.40 2.44
Mozambique 720 Out I 8.70 6.45 11.43 1.58
    II 11.35 8.32 15.01 2.03
    III 15.46 11.31 20.42 2.85
Algeria 1,449 Out I 14.82 10.95 19.45 2.65
    II 19.35 14.26 25.45 3.39
    III 26.34 19.41 34.63 4.72
Indonesia 3,167 Out I 26.90 19.86 35.19 4.77
    II 35.12 26.05 46.12 6.11
    III 47.80 35.38 63.28 8.44
Ecuador 3,260 In I 27.50 20.30 35.95 4.88
    II 35.90 26.63 47.17 6.25
    III 48.87 36.17 64.71 8.63
Romania 3,634 Out I 29.88 22.05 39.11 5.30
    II 39.00 28.86 51.25 6.79
    III 53.09 39.23 70.35 9.37
Greece 6,192 Out I 44.88 33.02 59.23 8.03
    II 58.58 43.25 76.84 10.28
    III 79.73 59.01 104.62 14.10
Russian Federation 8,035 In I 54.75 40.17 72.43 9.86
    II 71.48 52.73 94.24 12.62
    III 97.27 71.79 127.92 17.27
Bahrain 14,159 Out I 84.41 61.48 112.10 15.52
    II 110.19 80.27 146.22 19.85
    III 149.93 110.19 198.97 27.01
United Arab Emirates 20,330 Out I 111.30 80.27 148.59 20.81
    II 145.28 105.96 191.58 26.62
    III 197.66 144.13 263.01 36.09
United Kingdom 24,348 In I 127.76 91.83 170.79 24.11
    II 166.77 121.08 221.00 30.85
    III 226.87 164.90 302.91 41.76
Canada 28,087 Out I 142.51 102.03 190.22 27.11
    II 186.02 134.55 247.23 34.69
    III 253.05 183.16 337.26 46.89
  1. (i)Cost per bed day is estimated for public hospitals with 80% occupancy rate, excluding drug costs and including food costs.