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Table 1 Outpatient and hospital costs according to death period of the patient – INCA, 2011

From: “Factors associated with non-small cell lung cancer treatment costs in a Brazilian public hospital”

Death period n Outpatient Costs Hospitalization Costs
(months) Median Average s.d. c.v. Median Average s.d. c.v.
<  3 69 611 711 454 0.64 1666 2051 1949 0.95
3 to 6 58 1247 1594 1295 0.81 715 1,62 1939 1.20
6 to 9 32 2313 2919 2323 0.80 1606 1876 2105 1.12
9 to 12 26 3293 3943 3275 0.83 1666 1844 2077 1.13
12 to 18 28 3,33 4231 3637 0.86 833 1396 1742 1.25
>  18 38 5691 14,647 17,479 1.19 0 592 1364 2.30
  1. Source: Authors’ own work
  2. Amounts in 2011 US Dollars
  3. Note: Standard Deviation (s.d.) and Coefficient of Variation (c.v.)