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Table 7 Predicted service delivery cost per bed-day and outpatient visit for selected countries, using different ratios for drug cost adjustment

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

Country GDP per capita (I$) Facility level Cost per outpatient visit Cost per inpatient bed day
Mean (with standard drug % share)a Mean (with lower drug % share)b Mean (with standard drug % share)a Mean (with lower drug % share)b
2010 I$ 2010 USD 2010 I$ 2010 USD 2010 I$ 2010 USD 2010 I$ 2010 USD
Mozambique 894 1 2.2 1.0 3.7 1.7     
2 2.7 1.2 4.5 2.1     
3 3.1 1.4 5.2 2.4 7.0 3.2 12.9 6.0
4 3.2 1.5 5.4 2.5 7.5 3.5 13.5 6.3
5 3.2 1.5 5.4 2.5 9.8 4.6 17.4 8.1
Mali 1215 1 4.0 1.5 6.8 2.6     
2 4.8 1.9 8.2 3.2     
3 5.6 2.2 9.5 3.7 10.2 3.9 18.6 7.2
4 5.7 2.2 9.7 3.7 10.8 4.2 19.3 7.5
5 5.8 2.2 9.9 3.8 14.4 5.6 25.0 9.7
Indonesia 4298 1 15.0 5.7 25.6 9.6     
2 18.5 7.0 31.4 11.8     
3 20.7 7.8 35.2 13.3 46.6 17.6 83.1 31.3
4 21.2 8.0 36.1 13.6 48.6 18.3 88.4 33.3
5 20.9 7.9 35.6 13.4 63.0 23.7 113.1 42.6
Algeria 8029 1 21.6 7.6 36.8 13.0     
2 25.0 8.9 42.6 15.1     
3 29.5 10.4 50.3 17.8 98.2 34.7 176.3 62.4
4 30.6 10.8 52.1 18.5 104.2 36.9 186.4 66.0
5 31.5 11.2 53.7 19.0 134.4 47.6 234.2 82.9
Brazil 8795 1 4.8 3.8 8.2 6.5     
2 5.8 4.5 9.8 7.7     
3 5.4 4.2 9.2 7.2 28.0 22.0 51.2 40.3
4 7.0 5.5 12.0 9.4 30.2 23.8 52.7 41.6
5 6.9 5.5 11.8 9.3 38.0 29.9 67.2 52.9
Romania 14,815 1 27.9 13.5 47.5 22.9     
2 33.8 16.3 57.5 27.8     
3 37.5 18.1 63.8 30.8 202.2 97.7 371.4 179.4
4 40.6 19.6 69.2 33.4 210.7 101.7 384.1 185.5
5 41.1 19.8 69.9 33.8 272.2 131.5 493.0 238.1
Russian Federation 20,593 1 31.9 16.6 54.3 28.3     
2 38.8 20.2 66.0 34.4     
3 42.4 22.1 72.3 37.6 296.0 154.2 537.4 279.9
4 46.2 24.1 78.7 41.0 313.4 163.2 561.3 292.3
5 47.3 24.7 80.6 42.0 407.3 212.1 741.0 385.9
United Arab Emirates 56,415 1 77.1 47.9 131.3 81.6     
2 95.9 59.6 163.3 101.5     
3 109.5 68.0 186.4 115.8 719.2 446.8 1275.1 792.2
4 108.8 67.6 185.2 115.1 740.8 460.2 1299.2 807.2
5 112.6 70.0 191.8 119.2 952.6 591.8 1726.3 1072.5
  1. Costs are estimated per bed day for public health facilities, excluding the cost of drugs. a Standard drug share uses 47.5% assumption for medicines b Lower drug shares were derived from the sample as 10.6% for outpatient care and 5.3% for inpatient care. For definition of levels of care see Box 1. Cost estimates were transformed from I$ to US$ using exchange rates for 2010 available from World Development Indicators (Accessed 19 September 2017)