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Table 3 Various associated costs for the two groups

From: Healthcare in schizophrenia: effectiveness and progress of a redesigned care network

Items (US$) Study group (N= 1210) Control group (N= 18911) t p
Clinic-total cost 485 636 -7.06 <0.001
Clinic-medication cost 244 403 -10.29 <0.001
Clinic-psychiatric treatment cost 26 28 -1.13 0.258
Home-based care – total cost 49 11 19.87 <0.001
Community rehabilitation – total costs 18 8 3.125 0.002
Acute hospital admission – total cost 3485 3253 1.74 0.081
Chronic hospital admission – total cost 3878 5353 -6.622 <0.001
Day admission center-total costs 2593 3436 -3.389 0.001
Psychiatric rehabilitation institution – total cost 317 1447 -11.24 <0.001
Total hospital admission costs 2319 1467 9.382 <0.001
Total hospital drug costs 166 149 1.424 0.155
Total hospital psychiatric treatment costs 503 169 21.76 <0.001
Average cost per patient 2737 2041 7.91 <0.001
Total medical cost 3,314,455 38,593,805   
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