TABLE 2

Infant Costs According to Birth Weight and Gestational-Age Category for Hospital Births in California in 2000

Birth Weight Group, gTotal CasesInfant Costs
No. of Cases% of CasesInfant Total Costs, $Mean Infant Costs, $Median Infant Costs, $SD, $Mean Daily Costs, $Median Daily Costs, $
    < 5001070.0013 672 991127 7859230237 64230132713
    500–7496670.15147 275 047220 802195 093196 62734172907
    750–9999130.21176 969 950193 833165 248150 24427572380
    1000–124910500.24124 757 266118 81696 92693 20621301826
    1250–149913520.3194 368 15569 79950 52471 72117511454
    All <150040890.91557 043 409136 23093 481142 04023771962
    1500–174919740.4588 813 39044 99231 41758 95515701293
    1750–199931170.7185 857 66227 54517 32541 30314341191
    2000–249916 8063.84151 034 9488987126032 912844466
    All < 250025 9865.91882 749 40933 970714180 0401211895
    >2500411 52594.06677 834 203164757010 743435316
Gestational-age group, all births, wk
    ≤3282821.9553 345 75466 81325 454108 30815351225
    33–3634 8008.0246 431 174708180628 943702377
    Other394 43290.2760 971 632192957214 118440317
Total437 514100.01 560 748 560356759223 398481323