International Journal of Dentistry / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

National Economic Burden Associated with Management of Periodontitis in Malaysia

Table 3

Economic burden by periodontitis severity.

Moderate periodontitisSevere periodontitisAll cases

Estimated number with periodontitis7,198,6724,323,95511,522,627
 Cost per patientMYR 2,545 MYR 3,174 MYR 2,820
 Economic burdenMYR 18.3 billionMYR 13.7 billionMYR 32.5 billion
 % of GDP2.16%1.62%3.83%
 Provider cost per patientMYR 2,275 MYR 2,831 MYR 2,352
 Economic burden from providers’ perspectiveMYR 16.4 billionMYR 12.2 billionMYR 27.1 billion
 % of Ministry of Health budget97.07%72.56%160.64%

Malaysia’s GDP, 2011 = MYR 847,319,000,000.
Ministry of Health budget, 2011 = MYR 16, 870, 767, 600.