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Table 3 Resource utilization

From: Demographics, clinical characteristics, health resource utilization and cost of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension patients: retrospective results from six European countries

Resource N* Mean ± SD Median
Hospitalizations per PY 118 1.8 ± 2.2 1.0
Hospitalization days per PY 74 14.8 ± 26.1 7.8
Time to first hospitalization (d) 74 146 ± 209 71.5
Examinations/tests per PY 118 8.4 ± 5.9 7.8
Visits to the GP per PY 64 2.8 ± 4.2 0.7
Visits to specialists per PY 77 1.3 ± 1.4 0.9
Medical aids per PY 48 0.6 ± 2.1 0
  1. *Sample size may vary due to missing values in the patient records.
  2. D = day; GP = general practitioner; PY = patient year.