Table 5

Mean (median) cost per patient by Intensive Care Unit (€)

Intensive Care Unit

Cases

Controls

Δ in means

P value*


UCC

7,694

7,238

456

0.193

(n = 14, 4 cases)

(6,703)

(6,965)

TIPO

19,293

9,119

10,174

<0.001

(n = 38, 12 cases)

(16,842)

(8,721)

ID

10,479

5,323

5,156

0.002

(n = 34, 12 cases)

(8,747)

(4,416)

RIA

26,421

11,664

14,757

<0.001

(n = 54, 15 cases)

(24,439)

(10,000)


* Student t test on log transformed data

Tarricone et al. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2010 8:8   doi:10.1186/1478-7547-8-8

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