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Table 8 Numbers and percentages of cases, the average inpatient expenses, and the length of hospitalization of rural residents at four levels of medical institutions in 2011 (n = 3500)

From: The integration of urban and rural medical insurance to reduce the rural medical burden in China: a case study of a county in Baoji City

Hospital level Number of cases (%) Average expenses Number of hospitalization days
Mean (SD) Median Mean (SD) Median
Township 1156 (33.03) 894 (1576) 730 8.6 (2.6) 8
County 2268 (64.80) 2165 (2128) 1673 10.5 (6.0) 9
City 21 (0.60) 5113 (4359) 3500 10.1 (7.1) 8
Provincial 55 (1.57) 21,493* (42087) 9075 16.8 (19.4) 13
Total 3500 2067 (6136) 1188 10.0 (5.8) 8
  1. aThe average expenses in provincial hospitals were much greater because there was a patient with duodenal neoplasms, who received surgical treatment and was in hospital for 131 days. His hospital expenses were CNY 300, 931, which was the highest value of the provincial inpatients. The lowest value was CNY 875 in the same year; therefore, the SD of the provincial expenses was also large