Table 3

Type 1 diabetes cost components by group, 20082010
Diagnostic test Emergency care Hospital pediatric care Pediatric critical care Pediatric endocrinology care Pediatric cardiology care Pediatric hospitalist care Outpatient pediatric care Medical supplies Prescription drugs IV products Total
Total sample
# Patients 80 7 20 84 14 25 6 32 38 37 84
 Average±SD  utilization per patient 34.65 ± 36.64 3.5 ± 2.59 3.57 ± 6.55 1.44 ± 3.03 43.05 ± 15.25 1.29 ± 0.61 2.24 ± 1.76 3.33 ± 3.83 2.75 ± 2.09 21.71 ± 26.75 5.38 ± 3.97 97.00 ± 65.25
 95% CI Lower-  Upper utilization 23.33-45.97 0-8.35 0.71-6.43 0-3.07 21.26-64.83 0-6.63 0-7.11 0-6.56 13.37-30.06 0-11.46 73.42-120.58
 Average±SD  charges per patient $1,393.26±$1,119.60 $594.06±$980.40 $857.29±$1,231.62 $831.52±$1,656.26 $3,972.91±$1,300.76 $6.42±$28.57 $123.20±$219.48 $26.51 ± $139.96 $6.91±$69.80 $8.08±$37.15 $12.66±$21.86 $7,912.58±$4,588.84
 95% CI Lower-  Upper charges $1,309.74-$1,476.78 $555.99-$632.12 $808.29-$906.29 $790.54-$872.49 $3,751.96-$4,193.86 $4.00-$8.83 $106.50-$139.90 $22.10 - $30.91 $20.42-$33.41 $5.40-$10.76 $7.12-$18.21 $7,678.36-$8,146.48
Inpatient group
# Patients 33 22 3 20 33 10 24 3 28 33 32 33
 Average±SD  utilization per patient 65.64 ± 39.84* 3.82 ± 2.87 7.85 ± 8.39* 3.67 ± 3.93* 40.76 ± 15.92 1.30 ± 0.67 2.29 ± 1.78 4.00 ± 5.20 2.86 ± 2.22§ 24.76 ± 27.47* 5.94 ± 3.96* 156.24 ± 68.67*
 95% CI Lower-  Upper utilization 45.04-86.24 0-9.11 2.41-13.29 0-7.82 20.13-61.38 0-6.78 0.49-7.51 0-6.82 0-6.82 15.42-34.10 0-12.66 119.11-193.38
 Average±SD  charges per patient $2,328.85±$1,197.98* $1,224.09±$1,190.4* $2,035.76±$1,192.99* $2,116.57±$2,076.10* $4,079.84±$1,300.87 $6.66±$10.72 $250.05±$253.98* $39.68±$188.80 $64.07±$100.50* $20.58±$57.57§ $31.33±$25.32* $12,331.83±$4,251.35*
 95% CI Lower-  Upper charges $2,193.90-$2,463.80 $1,152.94-$1,295.24 $1917.54-$2,153.99 $2,023.41-$2,209.73 $3,852.94-$4,306.74 $2.53-$10.79 $259.71-$334.58 $33.88-$45.48 $51.26-$76.89 $15.13-$26.01 $18.79-$43.85 $11,952.55-$12,711.12
Outpatient group
# Patients 47 10 4 51 4 1 3 4 5 5 51
 Average±SD  utilization per patient 12.89 ± 5.31 2.8 ± 2.39 0.80 ± 2.51 44.53 ± 14.76 1.25 ± 0.50 1 ±0 2.67 ± 2.89 2 ± 0 1.6 ±0.89 1.8 ± 1.30 58.67 ± 15.35
 95% CI Lower-  Upper utilization 1.59-24.20 0-6.68 0.31-1.92 21.20-67.85 0-6.36 0-5.33 28.98-88.36
 Average±SD  charges per patient $787.87±$459.07 $186.38±$506.98 $94.75±$312.19 $3,903.72±$1,308.90 $6.26±$35.80 $10.65±$76.06 $20.02±$112.49 $2.87±$11.03 $ $0.60±$2.14 $5,053.07±$1,469.05
 95% CI Lower-  Upper charges $714.09-$861.66 $169.78-$202.99 $83.99-$105.51 $3,687.31-$4,120.12 $4.16-$8.36 $8.20-$13.11 $16.22-$23.81 $1.09-$4.64 $ $(0.00)-$1.41 $4,788.66-$5,317.48

Note: ±SD, Standard deviation; CI, Confidence Interval. * and § indicates statistically significant at 0.001 and 0.05 levels, respectively. Utilization is in units of healthcare services. Healthcare services used by a total 5 or less patients are not shown in Table. 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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