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Table 2 Direct cost of treatment for hyperkinetic disorder, epilepsy, and asthma in Germany for the age group < 15 years, shown by type of cost and sex.

From: Change in the direct cost of treatment for children and adolescents with hyperkinetic disorder in Germany over a period of four years

Treatment/Diagnosis Cost of treatment for 2002 in millions Cost of treatment for 2004 in millions Cost of treatment for 2006 in millions
  males females males females males females
Inpatient treatment       
   Hyperkinetic disorder € 60 € 12 € 78 € 15 € 94 € 18
   Epilepsy € 39 € 35 € 39 € 34 € 39 € 33
   Asthma € 58 € 34 € 53 € 30 € 51 €31
Outpatient treatment       
   Hyperkinetic disorder € 9 € 2 € 10 € 3 € 16 € 5
   Epilepsy € 5 € 4 € 4 € 4 € 4 € 4
   Asthma € 17 € 10 € 20 € 12 € 26 € 14
Medication (outpatients)       
   Hyperkinetic disorder € 10 € 2 € 23 € 5 € 67 € 13
   Epilepsy € 13 € 9 € 12 € 11 € 14 € 11
   Asthma € 67 € 36 € 62 € 36 € 68 € 37
Other treatment costs       
   Hyperkinetic disorder € 49 € 15 € 56 € 15 € 60 € 14
   Epilepsy € 29 € 23 € 30 € 21 € 28 € 22
   Asthma € 28 € 16 € 27 € 17 € 27 € 18