TABLE 4

Prenatal Hospital Costs and Total Hospital Costs for Mothers According to Infant Birth Weight Category: Delivery Births in California in 2000

Birth Weight Group, gNo. of Deliveries (%)aNo. of Prenatal Admissions (%)bTotal Prenatal Hospital CostsTotal Maternal Hospital Costsc
Total Costs, $Mean Costs (SD), $Median Costs, $Total Cost, $Mean Costs (SD), $Median Costs, $
<500107 (0.02)47 (0.1)245 8658478 (13 756)39711 130 11910 562 (11 302)7864
500–749667 (0.15)199 (0.5)931 0176085 (16 582)26307 360 08211 035 (12 703)7378
750–999913 (0.21)326 (0.8)1 177 4844826 (6454)255410 982 32912 029 (14 163)8240
1000–12491050 (0.24)386 (1.0)1 778 5345988 (11 236)285412 812 51312 202 (12 891)8169
1250–14991352 (0.31)472 (1.2)2 294 4946829 (11 094)331717 360 88312 841 (22 003)7521
All <15004089 (0.93)1430 (3.6)6 427 3966069 (11 361)294949 645 92612 141 (16 656)7907
1500–17491974 (0.45)720 (1.8)3 454 3787122 (13 647)331521 844 63911 066 (14 839)6527
1750–19993117 (0.71)1058 (2.6)4 728 5536477 (9602)341129 421 9549439 (11 876)5790
2000–249916 806 (3.84)3957 (9.9)16 082 0715617 (9584)3047102 301 9416087 (8408)3915
All <250025 986 (5.94)7165 (17.9)30 692 3965975 (10 423)3097203 214 4597820 (11 357)4696
≥2500411 525 (94.06)32 855 (82.1)104 692 6103934 (7980)21791 389 971 1483378 (3486)2674
Total437 51140 020135 382 0064264 (8457)23061 593 185 6083641 (4494)2747
  • a Percentage of deliveries in each birth weight group.

  • b Percentage of prenatal admissions in each birth weight group.

  • c Total maternal costs include total prenatal costs.