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Table 5 Differences of daily cost, hospitalization cost and its components among provinces (USD)

From: Economic burden of malaria inpatients during National Malaria Elimination Programme: estimation of hospitalization cost and its inter-province variation

Hospitalization costs Median difference of Henan–Hainan (95% CI) Median difference of Henan–Guangxi (95% CI) Median difference of Hainan–Guangxi (95% CI)
Hospitalization cost 732.67 714.91 −17.76
 Bootstrap 713.40 (419.7, 942.5) 735.58 (606.50, 878.00) 23.05 (−152.32, 275.18)
Daily cost 78.46 93.52 15.06
 Bootstrap 75.33 (40.33, 96.67) 93.56 (83.58, 105.28) 18.32 (−2.12, 53.12)
Medications 393.31 467.74 74.43
 Bootstrap 391.09 (296.60, 483.80) 457.17 (404.80, 553.5) 66.97 (−0.60, 173.19)
Laboratory tests 231.07 176.2 −54.87
 Bootstrap 226.15 (181.30, 272.20) 179.23 (139.3, 210.8) −46.17 (−104.29, −8.56)
Supportive resources 36.74 3.5 −33.24
 Bootstrap 35.15 (21.18, 49.83) 3.82 (−10.37, 20.64) −31.18 (−47.00, −14.70)
Sickbed 24.99 25.74 0.74
 Bootstrap 24.84 (10.62, 31.17) 26.87 (22.34, 28.78) 2.07 (−5.15, 9.22)
Services 26.65 31.16 4.51
 Bootstrap 25.47 (15.52, 35.77) 31.71 (27.28, 37.25 6.28 (−1.22, 16.48)
Other 9.41 9.27 −0.15
 Bootstrap 9.30 (7.11, 11.20) 9.36 (6.09, 10.92) 0.06 (−0.94, 0.64)
  1. Bootstrap was based on 5000 bootstrap replications