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Erratum to: Mortality and treatment costs of hospitalized chronic kidney disease patients between the three major health insurance schemes in Thailand

  • Sirirat Anutrakulchai1Email author,
  • Pisaln Mairiang1,
  • Cholatip Pongskul1,
  • Kaewjai Thepsuthammarat2,
  • Chitranon Chan-on1 and
  • Bandit Thinkhamrop3Email author
BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:614

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-016-1874-8

Received: 21 October 2016

Accepted: 21 October 2016

Published: 25 October 2016

The original article was published in BMC Health Services Research 2016 16:528

Erratum

Upon publication of this article [1], it was brought to our attention that Table 1 contained several errors. The correct Table 1 is shown below. This has been updated in the original article.
Table 1

Characteristics of CKD patients by the main three health schemes

Characteristics

The main three Thai health schemes

 

Universal Coverage Scheme

Civil Servant Medical Benefit Scheme

Social Health Insurance

Number of adult patients (persons)

98,727

24,767

4,844

Number of admissions (times)

185,161

42,348

8,930

Age (mean ± SD)

66.55 ± 13.36

72.23 ± 11.46

46.99 ± 12.16

Sex (male/female)

1/1.15

1/0.88

1/0.58

Region (%)

 N / NE / C / S

21.4 / 46.2 / 24.2 / 8.2

17.4 / 32.6 / 39.5 /10.5

11.6 / 11.2 / 71.2 / 6.1

Hospital levels (%)

 Community hospital

49.95

27.24

1.84

 General hospital

23.58

24.49

16.72

 Tertiary hospital

22.92

48.14

35.61

 Private hospital

3.55

0.13

45.83

Onetime admission / Multiple admission (%)

62.6 / 37.4

64.8 / 35.2

60.0 / 40.0

CKD diagnosed as primary / secondary (%)

24.4 / 75.6

19.9 / 80.1

35.1 / 64.9

Proportion of ESRD (%)

24.19

31.63

52.06

Common co-morbidities (%)

 Hypertension

56.91

67.90

63.79

 Diabetes mellitus

45.08

49.09

36.50

 Hyperlipidemia

17.19

25.05

20.05

 Ischemic heart disease

13.49

21.68

11.91

 Heart failure

14.28

13.95

12.70

 Gout

10.49

13.17

6.44

 Sepsis

12.78

14.71

10.90

 Pneumonia

9.94

12.25

8.20

 Acute kidney injury

8.59

10.26

7.23

 Diarrhea

8.63

8.34

7.51

 Stroke

6.51

11.41

5.66

 Respiratory failure

8.53

7.85

4.81

Complications (%)

 Anemia requiring blood transfusion

31.86

23.24

31.32

 Hyperkalemia

15.95

11.56

11.50

 Volume overload

12.44

8.96

14.80

 Metabolic acidosis

9.20

5.04

4.81

Dialysis treatment (% of admissions)

 Hemodialysis

6.97

16.64

24.15

 Peritoneal dialysis

2.98

1.86

2.15

Overall mortality rate (%)

10.39

12.44

8.71

Mortality rate in different hospital levels (%)

 Community / General / Tertiary / Private

3.7 / 14.9 / 17.5 / 13.2

5.9 / 14.5 / 15.1 / 15.2

7.9 / 8.04 / 10.4 / 7.6

CKD chronic kidney disease, ESRD end stage renal disease, N northern region, NE northeastern region, C central region, S southern region, SD standard deviation

Notes

Declarations

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University
(2)
Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University
(3)
Department of Biostatistics and Demography, Faculty of Public Health, Khon Kaen University

Reference

  1. Anutrakulchai S, et al. Mortality and treatment costs of hospitalized chronic kidney disease patients between the three major health insurance schemes in Thailand. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016;16:528. doi:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-016-1792-9.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar

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