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Table 2 Cost of Inpatient and Outpatient Treatments (mean ± standard deviation)

From: Medical expenditure for middle-aged and elderly in Beijing

Cost (1 K RMB) Inpatient treatment (n = 452) Outpatient treatment (n = 734)
Treatment 14.612 ± 18.612 3.889 ± 5.081
 Transportation, food, accommodations 1.873 ± 2.938 0.662 ± 1.112
 Medicine/supplies 2.027 ± 3.319 1.023 ± 2.049
 Unofficial gifts 0.462 ± 3.892 0.134 ± 0.968
 Lost income 1.253 ± 4.093 0.510 ± 2.170
 Gross total cost 20.191 ± 24.756 6.228 ± 7.989
 Insurance reimbursement 12.316 ± 14.135 3.881 ± 6.165
 Out-of-pocket cost 8.810 ± 11.778 3.373 ± 6.034