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Table 5 Charges related to physician care

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

  Before (N = 181) After (N = 181) P value
Average monthly charges of encounters for any cause ($):      
Any service places      
  Mean (SD) 1,531 2,150 1,965 3,317 0.08
  Median 880   1,093   
Emergent departments/urgent care centers     
  Mean (SD) 81 216 155 370 0.01
  Median 0   0   
Inpatient acute care facilities      
  Mean (SD) 681 1,474 1,209 1,706 <0.01
  Median 0   618   
Physician offices/outpatient clinics      
  Mean (SD) 920 2,492 1,261 4,680 0.32
  Median 250   152   
Outpatient hospitals      
  Mean (SD) 587 1,539 603 1,209 0.89
  Median 0   0   
Other/unknown service places      
  Mean (SD) 440 827 391 531 0.41
  Median 273   289