Asthma hospitalization in Brazil: how much was it cost in the last fifteen years?

@inproceedings{SouzaMachado2015AsthmaHI,
  title={Asthma hospitalization in Brazil: how much was it cost in the last fifteen years?},
  author={Carolina de Souza-Machado and Ana Carla Carvalho Coelho and Marrone Silva Lima},
  year={2015}
}
Results We recorded a total cost up to 660 million dollars in the whole period of study, from asthma hospitalization. The annual cost in Brazil is about 44 million dollars/ year, which represents about 164.13 dollars for each event. Duration of a hospitalization in our country means 3,2 days per event, varying from 2,7 to 4,4 days. These costs varied from USD 50,476,829 in 2000 to USD 34,369,568 in 2012. Comparing the Brazilian regions, only at extreme years 1998 and 2012, the total cost due to… CONTINUE READING

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