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Table 4 The cost of PIMs in patients group who used nurse home visit or not

From: A comparison of estimated drug costs of potentially inappropriate medications between older patients receiving nurse home visit services and patients receiving pharmacist home visit services: a cross-sectional and propensity score analysis

(Total cost of PIMs per patient per month in USD)
   Using pharmacist home visit programs (weighted by PS for pharmacist)
  n Patients who used pharmacist home visit programs (n = 182) Patients who did not use pharmacist home visit programs (n = 248) Difference between two groups 95% CI P-value
All patients 430 7.2 ± 14.5 5.5 ± 11.5 −1.7 −3.5 - 0.07 0.06
Patients who used nurse home visit programs 203 5.5 ± 13.9 2.5 ± 6.0 −2.9 −5.0 - -0.83 0.006
Patients who did not use nurse home visit programs 227 8.7 ± 15.7 8.1 ± 14.2 −0.66 −3.4 - 2.1 0.64
  1. drug cost (USD) ± standard deviation.