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Table 5 Total health costs per patient and year in subgroups (Euro)

From: Health costs in anthroposophic therapy users: a two-year prospective cohort study

   Pre-study year 0–12 months 12–24 months
  N Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Age groups        
0–19 years 176 1372 ± 5177 1416 ± 3121 967 ± 1056
20–39 years 201 3296 ± 5889 3109 ± 4575 3272 ± 7356
40–59 years 269 4254 ± 7390 4646 ± 9607 3337 ± 5225
60–75 years 71 3323 ± 6101 3433 ± 4384 3651 ± 5884
AM therapy groups        
Eurythmy 339 3079 ± 6563 3413 ± 6101 2723 ± 4786
Art therapy 136 3898 ± 7417 3706 ± 10147 2599 ± 3660
Rhythmical massage 60 2601 ± 3236 3845 ± 6346 3300 ± 4197
Medical 182 3046 ± 6244 2614 ± 4762 2804 ± 7764
All patients 717 3186 ± 6447 3302 6798 2768 ± 5483