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Table 2 Characteristics (n, %) of hypertension-related hospitalizations reimbursed by PhilHealth

From: Costs of hospital care for hypertension in an insured population without an outpatient medicines benefit: an observational study in the Philippines

  All HTN-Related Diagnoses Essential or Secondary HTN Hypertensive Heart and/or Renal Disease Other Definite Consequences of Untreated HTN Other Possible Consequences of Untreated HTN
Hospitalizations, n 444628 186013 86588 166646 5381
Unique patients, n 360016 166794 67469 144415 5161
mAge group*, n 444528 185991 86566 166591 5380
   0–39 8.1 11.8 4.9 5.5 11.6
   40–59 37.8 45.1 35.7 30.8 32.6
   60–79 46.0 37.7 50.1 53.3 44.7
   80–100 8.1 5.4 9.3 10.5 11.1
Gender, n 444617 186006 86587 166643 5381
   Men 46.7 38.9 46.0 55.8 47.5
   Women 53.3 61.1 54.1 44.2 52.4
Member status, n 444617 186013 86588 166646 5381
   Member 49.5 46.3 50.5 52.5 50.0
   Dependent 50.5 53.7 49.5 47.5 50.0
Membership category, n 444628 186013 86588 166646 5381
   Government employee 33.6 35.7 33.2 31.4 32.6
   Private firm employee 31.0 30.6 27.7 33.0 32.1
   Self-employed 10.8 10.4 13.5 9.8 9.6
   Retired/pensioner 13.2 9.7 16.2 15.5 13.9
   Sponsored/indigent 11.5 13.6 9.4 10.3 11.8
mHospital type, n 435910 181480 85108 164159 5163
   Public 24.8 24.0 22.8 26.9 22.0
   Private 75.2 76.0 77.2 73.1 78.0
mHospital location, n 443703 186013 86588 165786 5316
   NCR 20.4 12.0 20.5 29.9 17.3
   North 18.9 20.7 17.3 17.5 27.1
   Central 37.8 40.2 40.3 34.1 31.4
   South 22.9 27.2 21.8 18.6 24.2
Length of stay – total (days) – median 1834589 3 549741 2 305705 2 957101 4 22042 3
mMedical case type, n 444628 186013 86588 166646 5381
   Catastrophic 14.7 1.3 21.1 26.2 14.6
   Intensive 25.9 9.1 22.8 45.9 36.6
   Ordinary 59.5 89.6 56.1 28.0 48.8
Surgery performed, n 444628 186013 86588 166646 5381
   No 93.9 98.5 84.6 93.4 96.3
   Yes 6.1 1.5 15.4 6.6 3.7
  1. mSome claims were missing data for this variable; *Based on age at admission date; Location variables refer to major areas of the Philippines; HTN = hypertension