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Table 3 Total healthcare cost per spinal metastases patient from treatment initiation until death or censoring

From: Healthcare costs attributable to the treatment of patients with spinal metastases: a cohort study with up to 8 years follow-up

  T1 (n = 419) T2 (n = 51) T3 (n = 79) T4 (n = 80)
  Mean CI % Mean CI % Mean CI % Mean CI %
Primary sector (€)             
GP 247 (228-266) 1 648 (542-773) 1 647 (580-716) 1 608 (535-682) 1
MS 28 (19-39) 0 46 (29-64) 0 64 (24-122) 0 37 (22-57) 0
Therapists 85 (69-104) 0 92 (46-152) 0 145 (100-198) 0 205 (151-265) 0
Other 32 (26-38) 0 43 (29-60) 0 37 (25-49) 0 62 (50-77) 0
Hospital sector (€)             
Outpatient 13567 (11585-16104) 37 11830 (7124-18411) 24 19005 (12259-28984) 27 31408 (21797-44086) 36
ER 146 (135-157) 0 93 (63-131) 0 40 (24-59) 0 36 (20-57) 0
Inpatient 21421 (19651-23232) 59 36202 (30944-42415) 73 49651 (45007-54859) 70 52,135 (47398-57464) 59
Hospice (€) 1089 (763-1509) 3 678 (81-1572) 1 1409 (559-2631) 2 3324 (1348-6027) 4
Total 36616 (33835-39583) 100 49632 (42287-57767) 100 70997 (62244-82354) 100 87814 (76638-101528) 100
  1. ER Emergency room, GP general practitioner, MS medical specialist, T1 conservative, T2 decompression, T3 decompression + instrumentation T4 decompression + instrumentation + reconstruction.