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Table 3 Unadjusted healthcare utilization in stage 3–5 NDD-CKD Patients by stage, medicare and commercially insured (MarketScan) datasets

From: Prevalence, treatment patterns, and healthcare resource utilization in Medicare and commercially insured non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease patients with and without anemia in the United States

  Medicarea Commercially insured
  Anemia, CKD stage Non-anemia, CKD stage Anemia, CKD stage Non-anemia, CKD stage
Healthcare utilization 3 4 5 3 4 5 3 4 5 3 4 5
Number of claims, PPY
 Hospitalizations 0.83 1.03 1.30 0.41 0.60 0.68 0.56 0.65 0.90 0.22 0.35 0.49
 ED visits 0.72 0.78 0.85 0.48 0.56 0.61 0.58 0.52 0.66 0.32 0.39 0.48
 SNF admissions 0.50 0.59 0.78 0.19 0.30 0.36
 Hospice admissions 0.24 0.29 0.41 0.09 0.14 0.25
 Outpatient visits 30.87 33.09 33.99 23.48 25.01 25.26 31.28 32.46 34.34 20.08 22.43 24.24
Length of hospitalization, all patients (days)
 Mean 4.66 5.75 7.46 2.13 3.30 3.67 2.48 2.52 3.22 0.82 1.20 1.89
 Median 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Length of hospitalization, hospitalized patients (days)
 Mean 11.92 12.68 14.70 8.76 10.33 10.58 11.39 10.25 10.64 7.52 7.00 8.50
 Median 7.00 8.00 8.00 5.00 6.00 6.00 5.00 5.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 3.00
Physician visits, PPY
 Nephrologist 1.31 3.00 3.63 1.05 2.01 1.82 1.16 2.31 2.39 0.88 1.70 1.42
 Cardiologist 3.04 3.15 2.98 2.36 2.56 2.55 0.94 0.98 0.88 0.68 0.78 0.63
 Hematologist 0.09 0.10 0.09 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.46 0.46 0.44 0.11 0.13 0.13
 Endocrinologist 0.38 0.41 0.34 0.35 0.37 0.31 0.33 0.31 0.32 0.27 0.27 0.22
 PCP 9.78 9.98 10.04 7.71 7.99 7.81 5.24 5.39 5.19 4.01 4.13 4.10
  1. CKD chronic kidney disease, ED emergency department, NDD non-dialysis-dependent, PCP primary care physician/practitioner, PPY per patient-year, SNF skilled nursing facility
  2. aIncluding patients aged 66–85 years