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Table 2 Charges of physician care on the index date for PTX

From: Healthcare use and costs before and after parathyroidectomy in patients on dialysis

  Number (%) of patients Charges of physician care on index date
  N % Mean SD Median
All patients 181 100.0% 4,529 2,902 3,707
Charges of physician care on index date, by physician Specialty      
  Surgeon 146 80.7% 3,742 2,060 3,212
  Nephrologists 57 31.5% 230 201 158
  Primary care 10 5.5% 711 1,595 211
  Other specialties 93 51.4% 2,723 2,464 1,901
Charges of physician care on index date, by service place      
  Emergent departments/urgent care centers 0 0.0% NA NA NA
  Inpatient acute care facilities 146 80.7% 3,702 2,871 3,137
  Office/outpatient clinics 3 1.7% 870 849 675
  Outpatient hospitals 62 34.3% 3,758 3,006 2,957
  Other/unknown service places 15 8.3% 2,914 2,349 2,110
  1. Abbreviation: NA not available.