TABLE 5

Age-dependent direct treatment (statutory health insurance) costs for non-MDR-TB

Age group0 to <15 years≥15 years
Hospital treatment
 Mean hospitalisation rate89.5%89.5%
 Mean reimbursement per case€8625.60€8625.60
Culture confirmation
 Pulmonary TB48.5%79.4%
 Non-pulmonary TB40.8%64.0%
 Mean hospital stay days25.1425.14
Primary outpatient therapy (adults)
 Pulmonary TB€1732.69
 Non-pulmonary TB€1359.54
 Weighted average€1628.21
Post-hospital outpatient therapy (adults)
 Pulmonary TB€1020.69
 Non-pulmonary€826.47
 Weighted average€966.31
Primary outpatient triple therapy (children)
 Pulmonary TB€1225.74
 Non-pulmonary TB€1033.82
 Weighted average€1179.05
Post-hospital outpatient triple therapy (children)
 Pulmonary TB€785.10
 Non-pulmonary TB€628.05
 Weighted average€747.10
Combined inpatient/outpatient costs
 Standard TB adults€8755.72
 Standard TB children€8512.37
 Weighted average€8745.99