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Table 3 Mean charges for pediatric cancer fever and neutropenia discharges: overall and by length of stay category - United States, 2009

From: Hospital discharges for fever and neutropenia in pediatric cancer patients: United States, 2009

  Mean charges Total charges
Overall $52,160 $587,398,210
Length of stay category
 ≤3 days – “Short LOS” $14,549 $67,296,971
 4–7 days $33,423 $125,499,734
 8–14 days $72,552 $128,683,775
 15–30 days $166,316 $128,267,528
 >30 days $412,730 $138,805,796
  1. Charges are adjusted to 2014 dollars using the Consumer Price Index adjustment