TABLE 1

Total Cost, Mean Cost, and Cost per Day for Groups of Bronchiolitis Patients

VariableTotal Cost (95% CI), $ (Millions)Mean Cost per Hospitalization (95% CI), $Mean Cost per d (95% CI), $
Bronchiolitis as primary diagnosis390 (321 to 459)3208 (2920 to 3496)1052 (1000 to 1104)
All bronchiolitisa543 (439 to 648)3799 (3367 to 4231)1084 (1029 to 1139)
By age
    <1 y469 (376 to 561)3937 (3458 to 4416)1078 (1022 to 1134)
    1 y75 (58 to 91)3114 (2665 to 3563)1115 (1049 to 1181)
Excluding codiagnoses
    Excluding pneumonia410 (327 to 493)3376 (2973 to 3778)1066 (1011 to 1122)
    Excluding asthma487 (391 to 582)3816 (3359 to 4272)1076 (1021 to 1131)
    Excluding pneumonia and asthma366 (290 to 442)3371 (2949 to 3794)1057 (1002 to 1113)
With codiagnosis
    Bronchiolitis and pneumonia133 (98 to 168)6191 (4963 to 7419)1182 (1105 to 1258)
    Bronchiolitis and asthma57 (44 to 70)3663 (3189 to 4136)1152 (1051 to 1252)
  • a Includes bronchiolitis in any of the 15 diagnostic fields.