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Table 3 Sensitivity analysis of RBC transfusion episode payments by time frame

From: Outpatient red blood cell transfusion payments among patients on chronic dialysis

Mean payments (SD) Base case Drop top 1% and bottom $0 patients Narrow window Broad window
(N = 7,049) (N = 4,844) (N = 7,049) (N = 7,049)
Screening/monitoring $193 (615) $214 (451) $172 (598) $225 (712)
Acquisition/administration $615 (1,237) $696 (701) $615 (1,237) $615 (1,237)
Complication $75 (1,317) $86 (1,541) $56 (1,149) $120 (1,521)
Total payment per RBC transfusion $854 (2,060) $971 (1,982) $814 (1,940) $931 (2,239)
  1. RBC, red blood cell; SD, standard deviation.