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Table 3 Descriptive statistics of the cost data used in the estimation of the inpatient and outpatient cost models

From: Estimating the Unit Costs of Healthcare Service Delivery in India: Addressing Information Gaps for Price Setting and Health Technology Assessment

A. Summary data for inpatient admissions at community healthcare centres and district hospitals
Facility level Cost per admission (INR) Number of doctors Number of other technical staff Number of support staff Mean monthly doctor’s salary (INR) Mean monthly salary of other technical staff Mean monthly salary of support staff Number of beds Number of admissions Capacity utilisation Per capita government healthcare expenditure in the state State health index
District hospital
 Mean 3255.8 29.40 92.47 52.47 85,973.77 40,581.47 26,767.02 199.67 24,053.47 197.47 1183.53 60.80
 N 15.0 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00
 Standard deviation 2974.8 12.32 72.41 29.41 24,343.38 8078.23 7313.70 131.31 32,761.39 253.68 455.42 13.19
Community healthcare centre
 Mean 2163.8 5.69 14.04 11.62 65,531.09 31,037.50 22,819.35 21.85 2629.58 72.32 1072.85 58.75
 N 26.0 26.00 26.00 26.00 26.00 26.00 26.00 26.00 26.00 25.00 26.00 26.00
 Standard deviation 2170.8 2.59 5.58 6.54 28,304.25 12,006.55 5255.27 12.24 2866.84 60.52 388.34 15.31
Total
 Mean 2563.3 14.37 42.73 26.56 73,010.12 34,529.19 24,263.62 86.90 10,467.59 119.25 1113.34 59.50
 N 41.0 41.00 41.00 41.00 41.00 41.00 41.00 41.00 41.00 40.00 41.00 41.00
 Standard deviation 2515.2 13.82 57.60 26.95 28,416.47 11,601.71 6299.90 116.82 22,134.66 170.64 412.02 14.44
B. Summary data for outpatient visits at primary healthcare centres, community healthcare centres and district hospitals
Facility Cost per outpatient visit (INR) Number of doctors Number of other technical staff Number of support staff Mean monthly doctor’s salary (INR) Mean monthly salary of other technical staff (INR) Mean monthly salary of support staff (INR) Number of beds Number of outpatient visits Capacity utilisation Per capita government healthcare expenditure in the state (INR) State health index
District hospital
 Mean 174.0 29.4 92.5 52.5 85973.8 40581.5 26767.0 199.7 229891.2 197.5 1183.5 60.8
 N 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0
 Standard deviation 88.7 12.3 72.4 29.4 24343.4 8078.2 7313.7 131.3 173935.7 253.7 455.4 13.2
Community healthcare centre
 Mean 106.2 5.7 14.0 11.6 65531.1 31037.5 22819.4 21.8 63246.7 72.3 1072.8 58.8
 N 26.0 26.0 26.0 26.0 26.0 26.0 26.0 26.0 26.0 25.0 26.0 26.0
 Standard deviation 56.1 2.6 5.6 6.5 28304.2 12006.6 5255.3 12.2 43082.2 60.5 388.3 15.3
Primary healthcare centre
 Mean 95.3 1.9 5.5 3.1 55582.3 28920.8 17555.1 3.4 26842.1 100.7 1182.5 60.4
 N 40.0 40.0 40.0 38.0 40.0 40.0 38.0 40.0 40.0 40.0 40.0 40.0
 Standard deviation 76.3 0.9 3.5 2.6 28573.6 8717.4 7159.5 3.7 21519.7 47.8 455.9 14.9
Total
 Mean 113.4 8.2 24.3 15.3 64403.8 31759.6 21036.7 45.7 76129.2 110.0 1147.5 59.9
 N 81.0 81.0 81.0 79.0 81.0 81.0 79.0 81.0 81.0 80.0 81.0 81.0
 Standard deviation 77.9 11.6 44.9 22.7 29641.8 10597.5 7486.4 92.7 108635.8 124.9 432.9 14.6
  1. INR Indian Rupees