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Table 4 Hospitalization frequency and costs among PhilHealth members with any HTN-related discharges

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

Per Member Number of Hospitalizations in 3.5 Years Number (%) of Members n = 141103 Number (%) of Hospitalizations n = 189010 Total Costs for Hospitalizations and Costs per Member in 3.5 Years (PhP) Total Sum Median Interquartile Range
1 112107 (79.5) 112107 (59.3) 161222657 85 (54, 157)
2 20637 (14.6) 41274 (21.8) 5906369 188 (119, 341)
3–5 7651 (5.4) 25807 (13.7) 3375467 308 (198, 547)
6–9 479 (0.3) 3301 (1.8) 330315 498 (336, 849)
10+ 229 (0.2) 6521 (3.5) 346820 1151 (684, 1979)
  1. Distribution of number of hypertension-related hospitalizations and associated costs (*in 2005 US$, using mid-year exchange rates and adjusted for inflation) in 3.5 years for PhilHealth members with an admission during the first 18 months of the study (July 2002–December 2003)