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Review Article

The Challenges Confronting Public Hospitals in India, Their Origins, and Possible Solutions

Table 9

Average medical expenditure (Rs) per hospitalization and nonhospitalization case.

Type of hospitalExpenditure per hospitalization
case (Rs)
Expenditure per nonhospitalization
case (Rs)
RuralUrbanRuralUrban
20041995-9620041995-9620042004

Government hospital3,2382,0803,8772,195117
Private hospital7,4084,30011,5535,344246299
Any hospital5,6953,2028,8513,921

Source: GOI, 2006 [6], Statements 28 and 32.

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