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Table 3 Sensitivity analysis results by varying the definition of patient group and mortality rate

From: Prevalence and socio-economic burden of heart failure in an aging society of South Korea

  Per-capita cost, USD Total national cost, million USD
Base case (N = 475019 patients) 1414.0 752.8
Definition of patient
 Narrow definition (N = 256241 patients) 948.8 311.1
 Extended definition (N = 498783 patients) 1560.5 822.0
Mortality rate
 1-year mortality - 878.4
 5-year mortality - 1085.6
  1. USD U.S. dollar
  2. All costs were expressed in 2016 monetary value (1 USD = 1,150 Korean won) and estimated from a societal perspective