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Table 6 Average costs for consultations in September 2009, compared to average forecasted values from ARIMA (1,1,0) model, and average costs for the study period

From: Health-care services utilization and costs associated with radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: a descriptive population-based study in the province of Quebec, Canada

  Mean and standard deviation (SD) of costs for September 2009 (Canadian dollars) Median and range of costs for September 2009 (Canadian dollars) Mean and standard deviation (SD) of costs over all study period (Canadian dollars) Median and range of costs over all study period (Canadian dollars) Predicted costs values for September 2009 – ARIMA (1,1,0)
Pre-urologist consultations (all specialties confounded) Mean: 667 (825) Median: 362 (20–3156) Mean: 1006 (1299) Median: 450 (10–7834) *
Post-urologist consultations (all specialties confounded) Mean: 712 (569) Median: 428 (104–3511) Mean: 935 (1038) Median: 523 (6.2-6000) *
Urologist consultations Mean: 127 (85) Median: 129 (16.9-245) Mean: 162 (80) Median: 140 (17–1959) *
Post-operative consultations (all specialties confounded) Mean: 453 (345) Median: 261 (64–1724) Mean: 2232 (2275) Median: 1464 (17–27057) *
Post-operative imaging Mean: 139 (326) Median: 90 (31.6-496) Mean: 395 (307) Median: 311 (12.3-2845) *
Post-operative costs Mean: 1384 (589) Median: 278 (57.8-11615) Mean: 4770 (5220) Median: 2759 (33.8-42000) 6559 (95 % CI: 1827–9366)
Total costs Mean: 22223 (19560) Median: 21075 (17341–33249) Mean: 27326 (18652) Median: 25928 (17222–62000) 28224 (95 % CI: 23654–32794)
  1. * No calculation performed.