Disease and economic burden for rare diseases in Taiwan: A longitudinal study using Taiwan’s National Health Insurance Research Database - Fig 2

Average health and drug expenditures among patients with rare diseases and among the total population (2003–2014): (A) Average health expenditures, (B) Average drug expenditures. * Average health expenditures for patients with rare diseases = health expenditures for patients with rare diseases / number of patients with rare diseases * Average health expenditures for all people = health expenditures for all patients / number of all people * Average drug expenditures for patients with rare diseases = drug expenditures for patients with rare diseases / number of patients with rare diseases * Average drug expenditures for all people = drug expenditures for all diseases / number of all people.