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Table 6 Mean and standard deviation of atherothrombotic disease admission costs by admission type per person using AR-DRGs adjusted to 2013 $AUD, rounded to whole dollars (n = 5902)

From: One third of hospital costs for atherothrombotic disease are attributable to readmissions: a linked data analysis

Australian socio-economic indices for area – Disadvantage, mean (SD) ATD admission costs Index admission At 90 days from index admission† 90 days to 12 months from index admission†‡ 12 to 24 months from index admission
Most disadvantaged Q1 $12118 ($15332) $2855 ($9425) $1934 ($7442) $1077 ($3934)
Q2 $11543 ($14281) $2282 ($7056) $1587 ($6991) $1140 ($5539)
Q3 $11035 ($13825) $2339 ($6974) $1578 ($6545) $1279 ($8550)
Q4 $11417 ($14287) $1991 ($6052) $1254 ($5120) $1303 ($6694)
Least disadvantaged Q5 $11322 ($15512) $2192 ($7843) $901 ($3888) $827 ($4703)
  1. Q = quintile †Significant differences between Q1 and Q5, and Q1 and Q4. ‡Significant differences between Q2 and Q5, and Q3 and Q5.