Table 4

Comparison of absolute mean error of CTREE and CART algorithms for different cost sectors
Cost sector Mean absolute error
CTREE CART
Total costs 3,690.87 3,611.64
Outpatient care 284.09 293.39
Inpatient care 1,761.90 1,709.78
Medication 2,012.37 1,919.07
Nursing care 388.12 398.37

CART = classification and regression tree; CTREE = conditional inference tree.

König et al.

König et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:219   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-219

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