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Table 2 Total healthcare cost per month by baseline iPTH, Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Turkey

From: Impact of mineral and bone disorder on healthcare resource use and associated costs in the European Fresenius medical care dialysis population: a retrospective cohort study

  Baseline iPTH*, pg/mL Total
< 75 ≥ 75 – < 150 ≥ 150 – ≤ 300 > 300 – ≤ 600 > 600 > 800
N patients 1054 1145 1394 1140 653 405 5386
Total cost per month (including patients with zero costs), 2006 €
  Mean 60.52 67.01 73.47 82.46 109.97 114.12 75.89
  SD 196.55 300.32 264.06 156.54 168.81 192.30 231.52
  Median 16.15 22.34 26.66 41.68 57.69 56.57 28.61
  Q1, Q3 5.01, 52.09 7.85, 69.08 9.18, 79.33 12.05, 101.16 14.88, 131.21 13.37, 132.83 8.55, 83.69
  Min, Max 0.00, 3895.54 0.00, 9533.54 0.00, 7518.35 0.00, 3790.69 0.00, 2031.16 0.00, 2031.16 0.00, 9533.54
Patients with total cost per month > €0, n (%) 937 (89) 1052 (92) 1284 (92) 1060 (93) 605 (93) 372 (92) 4938 (92)
Cost of hospitalisations per month (including patients with zero costs), 2006 €     
  Mean 23.40 23.21 21.50 17.87 25.51 29.49 21.95
  SD 188.45 295.38 254.07 137.19 129.88 152.03 219.56
  Median 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Q1, Q3 0.00, 0.00 0.00, 0.00 0.00, 0.00 0.00, 0.00 0.00, 0.00 0.00, 0.00 0.00, 0.00
  Min, Max 0.00, 3879.20 0.00, 9533.54 0.00, 7501.80 0.00, 3790.69 0.00, 1879.98 0.00, 1879.98 0.00, 9533.54
Patients with hospitalisation cost per month > €0, n (%) 40 (4) 50 (4) 51 (4) 63 (6) 50 (8) 34 (8) 254 (5)
Cost of medications per month (including patients with zero costs), 2006 €     
  Mean 37.12 43.81 51.97 64.59 84.46 84.63 53.94
  SD 54.32 56.55 70.41 76.68 103.14 107.58 72.70
  Median 14.98 21.01 24.88 39.44 52.30 49.35 26.02
  Q1, Q3 4.71, 48.12 7.34, 60.07 8.74, 71.46 11.20, 92.55 13.01, 112.43 11.38, 111.02 8.04, 74.56
  Min, Max 0.00, 445.09 0.00, 418.67 0.00, 709.97 0.00, 698.08 0.00, 676.07 0.00, 676.07 0.00, 709.97
Patients with medication cost per month > €0, n (%) 933 (89) 1049 (92) 1281 (92) 1054 (92) 603 (92) 372 (92) 4920 (91)
  1. iPTH, intact parathyroid hormone.
  2. *Mean iPTH during 3-month baseline period.