Report 3 figures and tables: Economic Burden of Illness in Canada, 2005–2008

Report 3: EBIC Physician Care Expenditures, 2005-2008

Figures and Tables

Table 8: Physician Care Expenditures by Diagnostic Category, Canada, 2005-2008
($'000,000 Current Dollars)
Diagnostic Category 2008 Cost % of 2008 Cost 2007 Cost % of 2007 Cost 2006 Cost % of 2006 Cost 2005 Cost % of 2005 Cost
Footnotes:
1Unattributable physician care expenditures were calculated by subtracting EBIC total physician care expenditures from NHEX total physician expenditures.
2Annual total physician care expenditures were obtained from CIHI’s National Health Expenditure Trends, 1975 to 2012 (5).
Note: Any discrepancies may be due to rounding.
Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases 509.3 2.1 470.1 2.2 436.5 2.2 408.4 2.2
Respiratory Infections 1,125.2 4.7 1,042.1 4.8 1,018.7 5.1 1,003.9 5.4
Maternal Conditions 792.1 3.3 723.2 3.4 656.3 3.3 611.3 3.3
Perinatal Conditions 42.0 0.2 36.3 0.2 35.7 0.2 29.9 0.2
Nutritional Deficiencies 158.0 0.7 137.4 0.6 124.2 0.6 106.1 0.6
Malignant Neoplasms 1,031.7 4.3 924.6 4.3 789.5 3.9 732.2 3.9
Other Neoplasms 484.0 2.0 435.8 2.0 373.8 1.9 347.8 1.9
Diabetes Mellitus 487.3 2.0 444.0 2.1 404.2 2.0 377.1 2.0
Endocrine Disorders 587.5 2.5 529.5 2.5 483.1 2.4 443.2 2.4
Neuropsychiatric Conditions 2,347.0 9.9 2,167.3 10.1 2,047.4 10.2 1,842.1 9.9
Sense Organ Diseases 1,329.3 5.6 1,248.3 5.8 1,169.8 5.8 1,073.7 5.8
Cardiovascular Diseases 2,352.0 9.9 2,128.7 9.9 1,974.7 9.9 1,861.4 10.0
Respiratory Diseases 632.6 2.7 581.3 2.7 569.8 2.8 565.9 3.0
Digestive Diseases 1,232.6 5.2 1,125.0 5.2 1,071.2 5.3 977.8 5.3
Genitourinary Diseases 1,626.4 6.8 1,484.5 6.9 1,403.0 7.0 1,263.9 6.8
Skin Diseases 833.1 3.5 744.5 3.5 687.8 3.4 618.4 3.3
Musculoskeletal Diseases 2,002.5 8.4 1,804.8 8.4 1,682.4 8.4 1,539.5 8.3
Congenital Anomalies 139.0 0.6 125.8 0.6 112.5 0.6 104.2 0.6
Oral Conditions 214.1 0.9 196.8 0.9 189.7 0.9 178.5 1.0
Injuries 1,435.0 6.0 1,304.7 6.1 1,204.1 6.0 1,151.9 6.2
Symptoms, Signs and Ill-Defined Conditions 1,846.1 7.8 1,623.4 7.5 1,543.2 7.7 1,426.6 7.7
Factors Influencing Health and Contact with Health Services 2,573.7 10.8 2,276.1 10.6 2,069.1 10.3 1,892.4 10.2
Total EBIC Physician Care Expenditures 23,780.3 100.0 21,554.3 100.0 20,046.9 100.0 18,556.2 100.0
Unattributable Physician Care ExpendituresTable 8 - Footnote 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total Physician Care ExpendituresTable 8 - Footnote 2 23,780.3 100.0 21,554.3 100.0 20,046.9 100.0 18,556.2 100.0

Table 9: Physician Care Expenditures by Diagnostic Category and Sex, Canada, 2008
($'000,000 Current Dollars)
Diagnostic Category 2008 Male Cost % of Total Cost 2008 Female Cost % of Total Cost Total Cost
Notes: Physician care expenditures by sex can be determined only for attributable EBIC physician care expenditures. 
Any discrepancies may be due to rounding.
Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases 184.5 36.2 324.8 63.8 509.3
Respiratory Infections 501.8 44.6 623.4 55.4 1,125.2
Maternal Conditions 792.1 100.0 792.1
Perinatal Conditions 22.1 52.6 19.9 47.4 42.0
Nutritional Deficiencies 53.8 34.0 104.2 66.0 158.0
Malignant Neoplasms 525.5 50.9 506.3 49.1 1,031.7
Other Neoplasms 177.4 36.7 306.6 63.3 484.0
Diabetes Mellitus 250.2 51.4 237.1 48.6 487.3
Endocrine Disorders 223.8 38.1 363.7 61.9 587.5
Neuropsychiatric Conditions 937.2 39.9 1,409.8 60.1 2,347.0
Sense Organ Diseases 562.0 42.3 767.3 57.7 1,329.3
Cardiovascular Diseases 1,248.1 53.1 1,103.9 46.9 2,352.0
Respiratory Diseases 304.9 48.2 327.7 51.8 632.6
Digestive Diseases 572.6 46.5 660.0 53.5 1,232.6
Genitourinary Diseases 512.7 31.5 1,113.7 68.5 1,626.4
Skin Diseases 387.3 46.5 445.8 53.5 833.1
Musculoskeletal Diseases 822.1 41.1 1,180.4 58.9 2,002.5
Congenital Anomalies 74.8 53.8 64.2 46.2 139.0
Oral Conditions 95.7 44.7 118.4 55.3 214.1
Injuries 729.7 50.9 705.3 49.1 1,435.0
Symptoms, Signs and Ill-Defined Conditions 789.4 42.8 1,056.7 57.2 1,846.1
Factors Influencing Health and Contact with Health Services 855.3 33.2 1,718.4 66.8 2,573.7
Total EBIC Physician Care Expenditures 9,830.8 41.3 13,949.5 58.7 23,780.3

Table 10: Comparison of the Cost Distribution by Diagnostic Category for Manitoba and Ontario (EBIC 2000)
Diagnostic Category EBIC 2000 Manitoba (%)
A
EBIC 2000 Ontario (%)
B
Difference (%)
(A-B)
Notes: The EBIC 2000 physician care expenditures were available by ICD code. The cost totals used to estimate the cost distributions included in this table were obtained using the EBIC 2005-2008 diagnostic category ICD code groupings.
Any discrepancies may be due to rounding.
Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases 2.8 2.9 -0.1
Respiratory Infections 7.7 6.8 0.9
Maternal Conditions 3.3 2.5 0.8
Perinatal Conditions 0.2 0.3 -0.1
Nutritional Deficiencies 0.3 0.4 -0.1
Malignant Neoplasms 3.2 3.6 -0.3
Other Neoplasms 1.6 1.5 0.1
Diabetes Mellitus 2.0 1.8 0.1
Endocrine Disorders 2.4 2.0 0.4
Neuropsychiatric Conditions 9.5 16.0 -6.5
Sense Organ Diseases 6.5 8.0 -1.5
Cardiovascular Diseases 10.1 10.6 -0.5
Respiratory Diseases 5.1 3.1 1.9
Digestive Diseases 6.1 4.1 2.0
Genitourinary Diseases 7.4 6.3 1.1
Skin Diseases 4.1 3.7 0.4
Musculoskeletal Diseases 8.6 7.0 1.5
Congenital Anomalies 0.5 0.3 0.3
Oral Conditions 0.6 0.4 0.2
Injuries 9.4 6.7 2.6
Symptoms, Signs and Ill-Defined Conditions 8.6 11.5 -3.0
Factors Influencing Health and Contact with Health Services  - 0.3 -

Table 11: Comparison of Manitoba 2008 Physician Care Cost Distribution Using Two Methods
Diagnostic Category Estimated Manitoba 2008 using EBIC 2000 Manitoba Data (%)
A
Manitoba 2008 Data from Manitoba Annual Statistics (%)
B
Difference (%)
(A-B)
Notes: The EBIC 2000 physician care expenditures were available by ICD code. The cost totals used to estimate the cost distributions included in this table were found using the EBIC 2005-2008 diagnostic category ICD code groupings.
Any discrepancies may be due to rounding.
Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases 2.6 2.1 0.5
Respiratory Infections 7.3 4.7 2.6
Maternal Conditions 3.1 3.3 -0.2
Perinatal Conditions 0.2 0.2 0.0
Nutritional Deficiencies 0.3 0.7 -0.4
Malignant Neoplasms 3.3 4.4 -1.1
Other Neoplasms 1.7 2.0 -0.3
Diabetes Mellitus 2.0 2.0 0.0
Endocrine Disorders 2.5 2.5 0.0
Neuropsychiatric Conditions 9.6 9.9 -0.3
Sense Organ Diseases 6.5 5.5 1.0
Cardiovascular Diseases 10.4 9.9 0.5
Respiratory Diseases 5.0 2.7 2.3
Digestive Diseases 6.2 5.1 1.1
Genitourinary Diseases 7.5 6.8 0.7
Skin Diseases 4.1 3.5 0.6
Musculoskeletal Diseases 8.8 8.4 0.4
Congenital Anomalies 0.5 0.6 -0.1
Oral Conditions 0.6 1.0 -0.4
Injuries 9.3 6.0 3.3
Symptoms, Signs and Ill-Defined Conditions 8.5 7.8 0.7
Factors Influencing Health and Contact with Health Services - 11.0 -

Figure 18:  Physician Care Expenditures by Age Group, Canada, 2008

Figure 18

Note: Any discrepancies may be due to rounding.

Text Equivalent - Figure 18
Age Group Physician Care Expenditures (in billions) Percentage of Total Physician Care
Expenditures
0-14 years 2.2 9.1
15-34 years 4.9 20.5
35-54 years 6.4 26.8
55-64 years 3.7 15.6
65-74 years 3.1 13.1
75+ years 3.5 14.9

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Figure 19: Physician Care Expenditure Distribution by Diagnostic Category and Age Group, Canada, 2008

Figure 19

Notes: Individuals aged 0-14 years have an attributable cost of 0.5% for cardiovascular diseases; this numeric value is represented but not displayed in the figure.  'Other Diagnostic Categories' include the costs from all other EBIC diagnostic categories not individually displayed in the figure. Any discrepancies may be due to rounding.

Text Equivalent - Figure 19
Diagnostic Category Percentage of Costs Attributed to Age Group 0-14 years Percentage of Costs Attributed to Age Group 15-34 years Percentage of Costs Attributed to Age Group 35-54 years Percentage of Costs Attributed to Age Group 55-64 years Percentage of Costs Attributed to Age Group 65-74 years Percentage of Costs Attributed to Age Group 75+ years
Neuropsychiatric Conditions
($2.3 billion)
4.6 22.3 42.3 14.2 7.0 9.6
Cardiovascular Diseases
($2.4 billion)
0.5 2.7 17.0 23.3 25.2 31.3
Musculoskeletal Diseases
($2.0 billion)
2.1 14.0 33.4 19.7 14.7 16.1
Genitourinary Diseases
($1.6 billion)
2.8 20.5 33.8 17.3 13.1 12.4
Injuries
 ($1.4 billion)
10.5 25.4 30.2 12.7 8.5 12.8
Other Diagnostic Categories
($14.0 billion)
12.9 23.6 23.8 14.1 12.3 13.4
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