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Table 6 Direct costs incurred during hospital admissions for liver diseases in 2008

From: An observational study of the direct costs related to hospital admissions, mortality and premature death associated with liver disease in Portugal

Disease category Disease subcategory Direct costs (€) % of direct costs
Viral hepatitis All 2,647,742 4.2
HBV 820,639 1.3
HCV 1,515,620 2.4
Cirrhosis All 32,138,385 51.1
Alcoholic cirrhosis 26,818,930 42.6
Non-alcoholic cirrhosis 5,319,455 8.5
HCC 9,737,184 15.5
Othera 18,427,319 29.3
All 62,950,631 100
  1. aIncludes: hepatoptosis; alcoholic liver damage unspecified; autoimmune hepatitis; toxic hepatitis; hepatitis unspecified