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

  Mean Charges Total Charges
Overall $46,938 $528,052,500
Length of Stay Category  
  ≤ 3 days – “Short LOS” $13,098 $60,538,956
 4–7 days $30,092 $112,935,276
 8–14 days $65,313 $115,604,010
 15–30 days $149,780 $115,031,040
  > 30 days $371,506 $124,826,016
  1. Charges are adjusted to 2014 dollars using the Consumer Price Index adjustment