Table 5.

Proportion of Unadjusted Per Capita Cost Difference Attributable to Asthma-related Services

Category of ServiceUnadjusted Cost
Difference*
Asthma-related
Service
Percent of Cost Difference Attributable to
Asthma-related Services
Nonurgent outpatient care205.51160.6378.2
Pharmacy136.5582.0960.1
Urgent67.9144.1865.0
Hospital inpatient112.19102.6791.5
Total522.19389.5774.6
  • * Unadjusted cost difference = (per capita cost for children with asthma) minus (per capita cost for children without asthma). See Table 3 for per capita costs for children with and without asthma.

  • Asthma-related services from Table 4.

  • Value in this column = (per capita asthma-related services) divided by (unadjusted cost difference).