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Table 3 Annual mean cost per patient (€) according to type of care and cancer type, 2014, €1.00 = NOK 8.357

From: The healthcare costs of treating human papillomavirus-related cancers in Norway

Cancer diagnosis Cost (€) per patient
Type of care No. of patientsa Mean Std. Median
Cervical cancer     
 Somatic hospital care 1213 14,130 21,857 1369
Inpatient 464 21,278 18,280 17,583
Outpatient 1163 6248 12,828 981
Vaginal cancer     
 Somatic hospital care 33 14,005 15,488 7150
Inpatient 18 17,701 12,001 16,822
Outpatient 32 4486 7447 994
Vulvar cancer     
 Somatic hospital care 233 14,523 19,724 4606
Inpatient 125 23,893 19,273 22,617
Outpatient 215 1848 3938 750
Penile cancer     
 Somatic hospital care 190 8537 16,522 1511
Inpatient 72 19,271 21,170 8629
Outpatient 178 1318 1949 713
Anal cancer     
 Somatic hospital care 401 12,736 20,621 2027
Inpatient 154 23,599 23,298 16,461
Outpatient 388 3796 5051 1426
Oropharyngeal cancer     
 Somatic hospital care 714 16,432 26,550 892
Inpatient 247 33,593 27,355 26,867
Outpatient 698 4921 8347 717
  1. aThe number of inpatients and outpatients do not represent unique patients because patients can receive care multiple times, and may therefore be coded as both inpatient and outpatient dependent on which type of care they receive