TABLE 5

Annual Costs in 2010 US Dollars of Inpatient Hospitalizations by Age and Top MDC, Texas, 2004–2010

Average Median Cost per Hospitalization ($)Average Total Costs ($Millions)Average Change in Median Cost per Hospitalization95% CI
Neonatal
 Overall cost736767.411.0070.993–1.021
 MDC 15: Newborns and Other Neonates
 Normal newborns >2499 g682304.711.0060.992–1.021
 All other newborns5066434.250.9950.990–1.000
 MDC 18: Infectious and Parasitic Diseases33306.451.017***1.008–1.027
 MDC 04: Respiratory System38015.491.006*1.000–1.012
1 mo to 1 y
 Overall cost42821117.101.012***1.006–1.018
 MDC 04: Respiratory System3614121.020.992*0.986–0.998
 MDC 06: Digestive System314444.541.043***1.032–1.054
 MDC 15: Newborns and Other Neonates76 482739.750.987***0.982–0.992
1–4 y
 Overall cost3583343.871.012***1.006–1.018
 MDC 04: Respiratory System3441103.850.994*0.987–1.000
 MDC 06: Digestive System260536.341.065***1.049–1.081
 MDC 09: Skin366416.291.0000.993–1.006
5–9 y
 Overall cost4458238.780.9970.991–1.002
 MDC 04: Respiratory System387548.830.991*0.982–0.999
 MDC 06: Digestive System502633.651.033***1.027–1.038
 MDC 19: Mental Diseases and Disorders405319.410.954***0.944–0.964
10–14 y
 Overall cost4698288.940.987***0.982–0.993
 MDC 19: Mental Diseases and Disorders356151.520.961***0.950–0.973
 MDC 06: Digestive System610540.351.001*1.002–1.017
 MDC 04: Respiratory System477632.611.0030.994–1.013
15–17 y
 Overall cost3792310.370.9960.990–1.002
 MDC 14: Pregnancy, Childbirth and Puberty314572.351.010**1.003–1.017
 MDC 19: Mental Diseases and Disorders308644.110.962***0.948–0.976
 MDC 06: Digestive System627825.981.007**1.002–1.011
  • CI, confidence interval.

  • * P < .05.

  • ** P < .01.

  • *** P < .001.