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Table 4 Lifetime Expected Costs and QALYs, by BPD Severity and Gestational Age

From: Lifetime patient outcomes and healthcare utilization for Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and extreme preterm infants: a microsimulation study

 By BPD Severity
No/Low BPDIntermediateSevere
By Gestational Age at Birth27–28Costs (95% CI)$ 510,440 (288,000 - 779,000)$557,210 (344,600 - 821,000)$589,993 (411,300 - 1000,000)
QALYs (95% CI)47.0 (37.1–51.9)38.1 (30.3–47.4)29.7 (15.2–46.6)
25–26Costs (95% CI)$ 806,641 (311,000 - 835,000)$ 869,530 (451,000 - 1,090,000)$ 919,479 (613,000 - 1,500,000)
QALYs (95% CI)44.4 (33.0–49.7)36.7 (29.9–43.0)28.1 (14.8–44.4)
<  25Costs (95% CI)$ 876,086 (392,000 - 960,000)$ 943,217 (562,000 - 1,114,000)$ 997,399 (733,000 - 1,809,000)
QALYs (95% CI)42.7 (28.5–47.3)34.3 (21.3–39.9)24.8 (13.9–38.1)
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