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Table 5 Costs of hospitalizations for ACSC

From: Defining ambulatory care sensitive conditions for adults in Portugal

Condition Cost (in euros) % Total Average cost per hospitalization (in euros)
Acute Skin Infections 7,235,584 2.06 1740
Asthma 2,253,453 0.64 1489
Atrial fibrillation 10,968,413 3.12 1764
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease / chronic bronchitis 23,196,097 6.60 2214
Colorectal cancer 39,303,605 11.18 4067
Dehydration / Hydroelectrolytic Changes 3,798,308 1.08 1751
Dementia 4,248,041 1.21 2548
Dental and oral cavity pathology 2,362,121 0.67 1508
Depression 4,874,647 1.39 1591
Diabetes mellitus (complications) 12,961,718 3.69 2396
Gastroenteritis 4,283,792 1.22 1776
Heart failure 72,133,697 20.51 3023
Hypertensive disease 37,251,495 10.59 5533
Influenza 2,188,947 0.62 2600
Iron deficiency anemia 2,335,446 0.66 1470
Obesity 5,428,646 1.54 2060
Pneumonia 97,477,559 27.72 2620
Urinary Tract Infections 17,016,441 4.84 1645
Uterine cervical cancer 1,726,860 0.49 1858
Voluntary termination of pregnancy 624,279 0.18 642
Total 351,669,148 100 2597