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Table 3 National health insurance reimbursements and co-pays for children <5 years old with various acute gastroenteritis ICD-9-CM codes in Taiwan in 2001.

From: Disease burden and related medical costs of rotavirus infections in Taiwan

Sectors Medical costs (in US $) for various acute gastroenteritis associated ICD-9-CMa
  001 002 003 004 005 007 008 009 558.9 787.91 Total Averageb
Outpatient 5,237 8,905 394,497 7,012 10,828 5,636 350,178 5,706,479 11,900,784 5,636 18,395,192 10.8
Inpatient 0 3,353 1,986,493 30,337 8,383 0 2,800,989 2,413,857 15,018,609 3,668 22,265,691 336.0
Total 5,237 12,259 2,380,991 37,349 19,211 5,636 3,151,167 8,120,336 26,919,393 9,304 40,660,883 -
  1. a ICD-9-CM: International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision, Clinical Modification. 002, typhoid and paratyphoid fever; 003, salmonellosis [excluding 003.2 (localized Salmonella infections)]; 004, shigellosis; 005, other food poisoning (bacterial); 007, other protozoan intestinal diseases; 008, intestinal infections caused by other organisms; 0086, enteritis due to specified virus; 00861, rotavirus; 009, ill-defined intestinal infections; 558.9, other and unspecified noninfectious gastroenteritis and colitis; 787.91, diarrhoea. There were no cases with the ICD-9-CM of 006 (amoebiasis) in this age group.
  2. b Total medical costs divided by total case numbers (1,704,000 for outpatients and 66,260 for inpatients) (See Table 1 for details).