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Table 4 Mean hospital charges per patient (in thousands of U.S. dollars)

From: Relative cost and outcomes in the intensive care unit of acute lung injury (ALI) due to pandemic influenza compared with other etiologies: a single-center study

  ICU charges Non ICU charges Total hospital charges
  Influenza (n = 23 ) Non influenza (n = 22 ) Influenza (n = 11 ) Non influenza (n = 13 ) Influenza (n = 23 ) Non influenza (n = 22 )
Room/board 71 ± 53 81 ± 62 15 ± 30 13 ± 17 86 ± 65 94 ± 69
Pharmacy 29 ± 35 54 ± 74 12 ± 31 16 ± 34 41 ± 49 70 ± 92
Supplies 4 ± 4 6 ± 7 1 ± 3 1 ± 2 5 ± 6.5 8 ± 7
Laboratory 63 ± 50 74 ± 55 27 ± 82 12 ± 10 90 ± 99 86 ± 58
Radiology 10 ± 9 17 ± 15 2 ± 4 5 ± 5 12 ± 10 22 ± 17
Surgical 3 ± 5 5 ± 10 6 ± 15 1 ± 3 9 ± 18 7 ± 11
Blood products 4 ± 6 21 ± 25c 4 ± 11 5 ± 12 8 ± 15 27 ± 34c
Respiratory Services 31 ± 22 36 ± 28 7 ± 11 5 ± 5 37 ± 25 40 ± 29
Dialysis 4 ± 8 4 ± 6 2 ± 7 .1 ± 0.35 6 ± 13 4 ± 6
Miscellaneousa 35 ± 26 50 ± 36 15 ± 32 12 ± 12 50 ± 50 61 ± 40
Total chargesb       
Mean (95% CI) 253 (169, 336) 350 (213, 468) 89 (0, 184) 70 (32, 107) 342 (203, 481) 419 (282, 556)
Median [IQR] 156 [124–392] 252 [182–461] 23 [13–54] 52 [11–91] 195 [148–503] 304 [203–686]
  1. aMiscellaneous includes professional fees, nonsurgical procedures and phlebotomy, and diagnostics not included in the other categories, such as electroencephalograms, electrocardiograms, echocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, and vascular studies. bper patient. c p <0.05 with Wilcoxon test.