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Table 5 Hospitalization costs of the ADR-related hospitalizations according to sex and age group.

From: Trends of adverse drug reactions related-hospitalizations in Spain (2001-2006)

  2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Male       
≤ 16 4,160 4,876 5550 5,754 6,102 6,361
17-55 5,094 5,569 5995 5,915 5,916 6,059
56-75 3,874 4,270 4653 4,811 4,715 4,767
> 75 3,315 3,623 3883 4,097 4,017 4,009
Female       
≤ 16 4,270 4,631 5500 5,492 5,932 6,130
17-55 4,377 4,685 4919 5,162 4,940 4,979
56-75 3,665 3,992 4238 4,501 4,446 4,489
> 75 3,131 3,420 3676 3,932 3,865 3,870
Total cost per patient and year (Euros) 3,857 4,197 4,498 4,656 4,529 4,382
Difference above consumer price index ----- 220 146 32 - 271 -337
  1. Minimum Basic Data Set, 2001-2006