Table 4

Resources and costs during the first 12 months after the stroke event (survivors)
Users Resources per patient Cost per patient (€)
N. % Mean Sd Mean Sd Median IQR
Healthcare costs
N. of days of the index hospitalization (mean) 411 100% 13.5 11.9 5,573 4,515 4,700 27,65
Stroke Unit 124 30% 12.2 7.2 5,464 2,702 4,713 2,914
Neurology 189 46% 14.2 10.2 6,241 6,028 5,013 3,195
General Medicine 98 24% 10.6 6.2 4,423 2,059 4,127 2,736
Post-acute phase
Inpatient days 43 11% 1.1 4.1 439 1,693 0 0
Rehabilitation sessions 198 48% 29.5 51.1 335 580 34 409
Inpatient rehabilitation (days) 96 23% 12.7 28.8 3,777 8534 0 0
Imaging 274 67% 2.7 3.7 144 250 63 193
GPs visits 364 89% 8.9 9.2 146 153 116 149
Specialists visits 317 77% 7.0 18.0 180 425 33 116
Drugs 391 95% 628 1377 272 425
Nursing home 33 8.0% 7,7 38.1 336.0 1663.2 0 0
Other costs 524.2 1672.3 0 0
Total healthcare costs 11,747 11,250 6,727 9,483
Non-healthcare costs
Informal care (hours per day) 183 45% 7.8 5.2 6,656 11,051 1800
Paid care (hours per day) 60 15% 1.2 0.1 758 2,232 0 0
Production losses 25 6.1% 792 28 0 78
Total societal costs 19,953 18,114 13,714 22,058

Fattore et al.

Fattore et al. BMC Neurology 2012 12:137   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-137

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