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Table 4 Adjusted Mean Difference in 1-year Billed Cost (US dollars) between Groups

From: Timing of physical therapy consultation on 1-year healthcare utilization and costs in patients seeking care for neck pain: a retrospective cohort

Group Comparisons Adjusted Mean difference in 1-year billed cost (US dollars) P
Delayed Physical Therapy Consultation Group compared to Early Physical Therapy
Consultation Group
$1063 ($138, $1988) 0.02
Late Physical Therapy Consultation Group compared to Early Physical Therapy
Consultation Group
$2172
($557, $3786)
0.01
Late Physical Therapy Consultation Group
compared to Delayed Physical Therapy Consultation Group
$1108 ($634, $2850) 0.21
  1. Covariates in models: HC-EOC, plan type, UUHP concurrent risk score, age, sex, comorbid LBP, substance abuse and chronic pain