Table 5

Rehabilitation and care costs1per patient during 18 months after primary care inpatient rehabilitation of older people
Setting PCDIR2mean(CI) PCNHR3mean(CI) Cost difference (PCNHR-PCDIR) mean (CI)4 p4of the cost difference
Rehabilitation5 7 443 10 972 3 528 <0.001
(6 963–7 923) (9 376–12 369) (2 455–4 756)
At-home Care6 10 890 20 995 10 134 0.002
(10 221–11 772) (18 689–23 301) (4 066–16 202)
Hospital6 2 020 1 360 −660 0.3
(1 180–2 865) (550–2 165) (−600-1 950)
Nursing home total6 9 092 14 820 5 728 0.2
(5 301–13 253) (6 897–22 743) (−3 078–14 505)
Sum rehabilitation and care 29 445 48 147 18 702
Nursing home 0 days 0 (n=102, 62%) 0 (n=58, 66%) 0
Nursing home 1–28 days 4 817 5 843 1 026 0.06
(4 304–5 358) (4 788–6 869) (−29-2 021)
(n=32, 19%) (n=13, 15%)
Nursing home >28 days 42 380 72 276 29 897 0.05
(26 135–58 596) (42 978–101574) (80–59 736)
(n=32, 19%) (n=17, 19%)

1 Costs in €(2009 price level, 1€=8NOK).

2 Primary Care Dedicated Inpatient Rehabilitation.

3 Primary Care Nursing Home Rehabilitation.

4 Independent Samples T-test.

5 PCDIR: n=200, PCNHR: n=100.

6 PCDIR: n=166, PCNHR: n=89.

Johansen et al.

Johansen et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:400   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-400

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