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Table 2 Mean (95% CI) health care resource utilization and costs according to Registered Indian and diabetes status

From: Health care utilization and costs in Saskatchewan's registered Indian population with diabetes

  Diabetes Cases Mean (95% CI) Controls Mean (95% CI)
  Registered Indians General Population Registered Indians General Population
Average Number of Physician Visits     
   Crude 17.3 (16.7 – 17.8) 14.6 (14.4 – 14.7) 6.8 (6.6 – 7.0) 6.4 (6.3 – 6.4)
   Age-Standardized 15.0 (14.8 – 15.1) 11.8 (11.8 – 11.9) 7.9 (7.8 – 8.0) 6.4 (6.3 – 6.4)
Average Number of Hospitalizations     
   Crude 0.57 (0.54 – 0.61) 0.41 (0.40 – 0.42) 0.16 (0.15 – 0.17) 0.12 (0.11 – 0.12)
   Age-Standardized 0.59 (0.56 – 0.63) 0.31 (0.30 – 0.32) 0.24 (0.22 – 0.26) 0.12 (0.11 – 0.12)
Average Number of Day Surgeries     
   Crude 0.14 (0.12 – 0.15) 0.22 (0.22 – 0.23) 0.05 (0.05 – 0.06) 0.10 (0.10 - 0.10)
   Age-Standardized 0.11 (0.10 – 0.12) 0.15 (0.15 – 0.16) 0.08 (0.07 – 0.08) 0.10 (0.10 - 0.10)
Average Days of Hemodialysis     
   Crude 3.73 (2.80 – 4.65) 1.16 (0.98 – 1.34) 0.19 (0.05 – 0.34) 0.09 (0.06 – 0.12)
   Age-Standardized 2.60 (2.56 – 2.64) 1.04 (1.02 – 1.05) 0.30 (0.28 – 0.31) 0.09 (0.09 - 0.09)
Average Days of Peritoneal Dialysis     
   Crude 0.60 (0.24 – 0.95) 0.29 (0.20 – 0.38) 0.10 (0.0 – 0.20) 0.04 (0.02 – 0.06)
   Age-Standardized 0.36 (0.35 – 0.37) 0.39 (0.38 – 0.40) 0.16 (0.15 – 0.17) 0.04 (0.04 - 0.04)
Total Per Capita Costs ($)     
   Crude 3,622 (3,336 – 3,908) 3,253 (3,164 – 3,343) 875 (801 – 949) 878 (856 – 901)
   Age-Standardized 3,204 (3,201 – 3,206) 2,257 (2,256 – 2,258) 1,395 (1,394 – 1,397) 875 (875 - 875)