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Table 6 Predicted service delivery cost per bed-day (i) for selected countries (2010 I$)

From: Econometric estimation of WHO-CHOICE country-specific costs for inpatient and outpatient health service delivery

Country (ranked by GDP per capita) GDP per capita (I$) Hospital level Cost per bed day (I$)
Mean 95% uncertainty interval low 95% uncertainty interval high SD
Mozambique 894 3 6.97 2.74 15.29 3.15
  4 7.46 2.81 15.58 3.37
  5 9.76 3.56 21.80 4.62
Mali 1215 3 10.17 4.05 21.49 4.72
  4 10.78 4.21 22.94 4.99
  5 14.40 5.45 30.34 6.59
Indonesia 4298 3 46.61 19.03 102.61 21.68
  4 48.61 19.83 102.41 20.87
  5 62.97 23.33 139.86 28.97
Algeria 8029 3 98.15 104.21 134.41 35.25
  4 104.21 134.41 35.25 38.34
  5 134.41 35.25 38.34 52.49
Ecuador 8795 3 105.79 41.16 215.84 46.98
  4 113.27 44.88 244.39 53.20
  5 151.41 61.03 322.49 68.84
Brazil 11,187 3 27.96 11.31 63.05 12.85
  4 30.18 11.46 63.20 13.44
  5 37.96 14.63 78.69 16.61
Romania 14,815 3 202.22 79.57 439.38 93.24
  4 210.68 88.23 466.93 96.38
  5 272.20 104.03 577.31 123.74
Bahrain 20,339 3 290.75 305.89 400.24 117.36
  4 305.89 400.24 117.36 118.35
  5 400.24 117.36 118.35 153.11
Russian Federation 20,593 3 296.04 106.32 648.53 138.93
  4 313.35 114.96 678.27 154.36
  5 407.34 153.69 925.76 197.33
Greece 27,545 3 437.22 162.5 943.81 209.06
  4 441.67 174.11 960.97 196.38
  5 569.30 226.01 1206.52 260.50
United Kingdom 35,433 3 570.07 217.32 1265.39 267.32
  4 612.29 218.78 1397.20 299.66
  5 767.92 289.87 1664.19 367.70
Canada 39,176 3 646.49 237.17 1461.88 299.35
  4 680.16 266.49 1532.70 317.30
  5 869.98 331.92 1869.47 403.22
United Arab Emirates 42,180 3 719.15 272.51 1625.10 357.52
  4 740.80 294.82 1629.96 338.45
  5 952.57 381.38 2097.89 426.29
United States of America 46,747 3 788.50 293.85 1700.93 381.24
  4 834.13 318.51 1789.65 375.56
  5 1093.51 415.16 2426.98 535.63
  1. (i) Cost per bed day is estimated for public hospitals, excluding the cost of drugs but including costs such as personnel, capital and food costs
  2. For definition of levels of care see Box 1
  3. List of countries for which estimates are reported here is the same as was reported in Adams et al. [8], with the addition of Brazil and United States of America, which represent large shares of the data sample
  4. SD standard deviation