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Table 1 Household average health expenditure in US$ (mean ± SD) across age groups

From: The impact of age and sex on healthcare expenditure of households in Bangladesh

Age Male Female Mean difference (95% CI of mean difference)
Up to 4 7.52 ± 35.66 5.72 ± 16.74 1.80** (0.78-2.54)
5-9 5.06 ± 10.31 4.05 ± 8.25 1.01* (0.87-1.98)
10-14 5.57 ± 16.04 5.51 ± 21.15 0.06 (-0.05-0.59)
15-19 7.16 ± 11.84 12.45 ± 40.91 -5.29*** (-7.87-0.076)
20-24 10.03 ± 20.40 11.77 ± 26.93 -1.74* (-2.54-1.50)
25-29 13.07 ± 33.90 18.05 ± 104.97 -4.98*** (-5.65-0.05)
30-34 12.82 ± 30.35 13.98 ± 39.91 -1.16* (-2.13-0.87)
35-39 11.66 ± 37.63 13.83 ± 37.90 -2.16** (-3.42-1.54)
40-44 11.80 ± 23.45 11.26 ± 28.39 0.54 (0.041-1.25)
45-49 15.49 ± 54.78 17.43 ± 68.05 -1.94* (-2.54-2.65)
50-54 21.47 ± 81.42 15.48 ± 36.28 5.99** (1.43-7.54)
55-59 10.83 ± 17.24 17.13 ± 38.98 -6.31*** (-7.86-1.04)
60-64 12.14 ± 23.93 11.94 ± 19.24 0.20 (-0.32-0.76)
65-69 69.72 ± 651.40 13.47 ± 40.73 56.25*** (45.65-67.98)
70-74 13.68 ± 25.95 9.42 ± 11.93 4.26** (3.76-6.98)
75-79 9.91 ± 16.70 23.47 ± 102.80 -13.56*** (-15.98-(-10.76))
80+ 28.57 ± 77.51 9.08 ± 13.60 19.49*** (13.87-26.98)
Total 11.51 ± 108.12 11.20 ± 44.85 0.30 (-0.05-1.23)
  1. NB: ***, ** and * denote 1%, 5% and 10% significance level respectively, 1 US$ = 69 BDT in 2010.