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Table 6 Hospitalization trajectory among PhilHealth members with discharges for essential or secondary HTN

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

Sequelae Number (%) of Members n = 60659 Number (%) of Hospitalizations N = 78109 Days to First Hospital Readmission for Sequelae
    25th Percentile 50th Percentile 75th Percentile
Hypertensive heart disease 1948 (3.2) 2297 (2.9) 85 247 496
Hypertensive renal disease 110 (0.2) 411 (0.5) 60 255 502
Hypertensive heart and renal disease 26 (0.0) 26 (0.0) 68 178 367
Other definite consequences of untreated HTN 3292 (5.4) 3919 (5.0) 59 225 496
Other possible consequences of untreated HTN 154 (0.3) 163 (0.2) 80 211 437
  1. Reasons for subsequent hypertension-related hospitalization during 3.5 years for PhilHealth members with an admission for essential or secondary HTN during the first 18 months of the study (July 2002–December 2003) HTN = hypertension