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Table 3 Means of unit costs for hospital services and percentage of UF per AFC of each unit cost

From: Determining the impacts of hospital cost-sharing on the uninsured near-poor households in Vietnam

Hospital service and level Mean of unit costs (US$) UF as% of AFC
By UF ≈ variable costs [95% CI] By total revenue ≈ variable plus fixed costs [95% CI] Actual full costs (AFC)
Outpatient visit     
All 4.13 [3.76-4.49] 7.76 [7.32-8.20] 8.41 49.10
Provincial level 3.59 [3.35-3.83] 7.04 [6.72-7.35] 7.63 47.05
Central level 9.22 [6.59-11.85] 14.64 [12.03-17.25] 15.88 58.06
Inpatient bed day     
All 20.27 [18.47-22.08] 33.79 [31.87-35.70] 36.66 55.29
Provincial level 17.64 [16.46-18.82] 30.63 [29.27-31.99] 33.23 53.08
Central level 45.28 [32.38-58.18] 63.74 [52.38-75.10] 69.15 65.48
Surgical inpatient bed day     
All 47.50 [43.59-51.40] 93.76 [88.93-98.58] 101.72 46.69
Provincial level 41.70 [39.25-44.16] 86.10 [82.73-89.47] 93.41 44.64
Central level 102.53 [74.08-130.97] 166.46 [136.03-196.89] 180.60 56.77
Non-surgical inpatient bed day    
All 12.87 [11.81-13.92] 18.51 [17.55-19.46] 20.08 64.09
Provincial level 11.30 [10.63-11.96] 16.99 [16.33-17.66] 18.43 61.31
Central level 27.78 [20.07-35.48] 32.86 [26.85-38.86] 35.65 77.92