Table 4 Annual smoking-attributable social costs of inpatient care (in $VN)*
Diagnostic groupTotal social costs (in thousands)Personal costs (in thousands)Government costs (in thousands)Insurance sector costs (in thousands)
Lung cancer
Costs per admission12 358819277141
Total costs143 909 00096 419 03031 659 98015 829 990
SAF78 143 00052 355 81017 191 4608 595 730
COPD
Costs per admission374411982097449
Total costs1 306 626 000418 120 320731 710 560156 795 120
SAF1 033 541 000330 733 120578 782 960124 024 920
Ischaemic
Costs per admission31 400597948624 935
Total costs152 416 00028 959 0403 048 320120 408 640
SAF50 145 0009 527 5501 002 90039 614 550
Total costs for three diagnoses1 602 951 000543 498 390766 418 860293 033 750
SAF for three diagnoses1 161 829 000*392 616 480596 977 320172 235 200
%100345115
  • *$VN1 161 829 000 represents about 4.3% of total healthcare expenditures and about 0.22% of the Vietnam GDP in 2005.