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Table 4 The relationship between different levels of BCI score, hospitalization + exacerbation cost, and survival (means ± sd)

From: The BODECOST Index (BCI): a composite index for assessing the impact of COPD in real life

BCI score Cost Exac. + Hosp (€) (mean ± sd) Survival (days) (mean ± sd)
0–2 494.8 1023.8
(n = 142) (1454.2) (198.9)
3–4 2040.9 889.5
(n = 66) (2079.0) 239.4
5–6 4952.9 762.2
(n = 36) (2265.3) (283.4)
7–10 9224.9 752.1
(n = 31) (7804.2) (226.7)