Table 2

Mean annual hospital cost (2008 prices) per patient of anal, penile, vaginal and vulvar cancer
Year before diagnosis*, € 1styear**, € 2ndyear**, € 3rdyear**, €
(95% CI) (95% CI) (95% CI) (95% CI)
Anal cancer 4,285 23,557 7,926 5,753
(3,260-5,612) (18,298-30,323) (6,119-10,265) (4,266-7,750)
Anal cancer, men 4,524 25,335 8,567 6,498
(2,953-6,931) (16,248-39,420) (5,715-12,818) (3,921-10,736)
Anal cancer, women 4,143 22,620 7,608 5,440
(2,991-5,735) (16,475-31,038) (5,585-10,364) (3,901-7,586)
Penile cancer 2,238 12,497 3,968 3,634
(1,758-2,644) (9,146-17,075) (3,034-5,149) (2,458-5,290)
Vaginal cancer 3,789 17,154 7,215 ***
(2,394-5,986) (9,794-29,925) (4,189-12,425)
Vulvar cancer 2,824 12,353 4,044 4,269
(2,271-3,477) (9,382-16,260) (3,132-5,211) (3,034-5,995)

* The average cost 0–12 months before the date of diagnosis.

** The average cost 0–12 months after the date of diagnosis, 13–24 months after the date of diagnosis for living patients, and 25–36 months after the date of diagnosis for living patients.

*** Results not estimated due to few observations.

€ 1.00 = DKK 7.45.

Olsen et al.

Olsen et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1082   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1082

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