Table 2

Type 1 diabetes healthcare utilization and charges by level of care, 20082010
Emergency care Hospital care Intensive care Outpatient care Total
Total sample
# Patients 32 73 20 84 84
  Average±SD utilization per patient 1.33±2.33 34.13±33.47 17.98±39.51 43.54±15.34 97±65.25
  95% CI Lower-Upper utilization 0-3.18 22.48-45.77 12.34-23.63 21.51-65.59 120.58-156.24
  Average±SD charges per patient $594.06±$980.40 $2,189.67± $1,965.53 $1,282.26± $2,610.84 $3,846.59± $1,304.85 $7,912.58± $4,588.84
  95% CI Lower-Upper charges $555.99-$632.12 $2,090.61-$2,288.73 $1,231.93-$1,332.58 $3,633.01-$4,060.17 $7,678.36-$8,146.81
Inpatient group
# Patients

22

33

20

33

33

  Average±SD utilization per patient 2.55 ± 2.83* 68.45 ± 28.46* 45.79 ± 52.32* 39.45±15.56 156.24±68.67
  95% CI Lower-Upper utilization 0-6.07 43.10-93.81 33.34-58.23 19.49-59.43 119.11-193.38
  Average±SD charges per patient $1,224.09±$1,190.47* $4,210.16±$1,564.92* $3,263.94± $3,318.15* $3,633.64± $1,258.32 $12,331.83±$4,251.35*
  95% CI Lower-Upper charges $1,152.94-$1,295.24 $3,996.75-$4,423.58 $3,150.32-$3,377.56 $3,428.22-$3,839.06 $11,952.55-$12,711.12
Outpatient group
# Patients 10 40 51 51
  Average±SD utilization per patient 0.55±1.51 11.92±7.80 46.20±14.76 58.67±15.35
  95% CI Lower-Upper utilization 0-1.63 3.09-20.75 22.00-70.39 28.98-88.36
  Average±SD charges per patient $186.38±$506.98 $882.29±$638.69 $3,984.39±$1,328.05 $5,053.07±$1,469.05
  95% CI Lower-Upper charges $169.78-$202.57 $812.28-$952.31 $0.00-$4,203.70 $4,788.66-$5,317.48

Note: ±SD, Standard deviation; CI, Confidence Interval. * Indicates statistically significant p< 0.001. Utilization in units of healthcare services. Adjusted to 2011 US dollars.

Jasinski et al.

Jasinski et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:55   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-55

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