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Table 2 Top-down approximation of costs per doctor visit and per hospital day

From: Direct costs of inequalities in health care utilization in Germany 1994 to 2009: a top-down projection

  Projected utilization based on GSOEP and KiGGS Costs per sector according to Federal Statistical Office Unit costs
  Doctor visits mil. per year Hospital days mil. per year Ambulatory in mil. euros per year Clinical in mil. euros per year Ambulatory costs per visit Clinical costs per day
Period  
1994-1998 867.5 150.1 87,709 70,688 € 101.10 € 470.86
1999-2003 803.4 141.3 101,608 78,477 € 126.48 € 555.45
2004-2006 764.8 132.4 116,698 87,335 € 152.59 € 659.73
2007-2009 767.0 120.8 131,740 94,678 € 171.75 € 783.54
  1. Data: GSOEP 1994–2010, KiGGS 2003–06, Federal Statistical Office 2011.