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Table 2 Direct costs of osteoporotic fractures management in France (euros 2010)

From: Cost of non-persistence with oral bisphosphonates in post-menopausal osteoporosis treatment in France

Fracture site Hip Wrist Vertebra
Principal diagnosis
Codes S720-S7200 S525-S526 M485(0-9); S22(0-1); S2200; S2210; S320(0); S327(0); S328(0)
Number 53,376 10,394 26,490
Cost of disease-related groups*
Median cost €7,170 €2,615 €2,085
Min-Max costs €1,992 - €15,720 €614 - €3,363 €640 - €15,720
Direct cost of fracture hospitalizations
All fractures €372,849,923 €18,775,427 €93,325,278
Weighted average cost per unit €7,308 €1,844 €3,523
Direct cost of management of fracture **
  €11,419 €3,305 €5,872
  1. *DRGs associated with less than 1% of all cases were not taking into account (PMSI 2008).
  2. **Assumption of 40.0%, 36.0% and 44.2% of rehabilitation cost proportion for vertebral, hip and wrist fractures respectively [35]
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