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Table 1 Mean and Standard Deviation of Selected Characteristics and per Diem Costs for Cases and Matches

From: Comparing methods to estimate incremental inpatient costs and length of stay due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Alberta, Canada

   Female (N)LOS (days)Full Cost ($)Full Cost per Diem ($)Age (Years)
HACCASE1525047.07 (49.9)87,169.36 (124,352.98)2045.00 (1573.69)68.09 (18.1)
MATCH151049014.19 (26.1)29,622.79 (52,720.39)2846.78 (2853.81)67.82 (18.2)
p value  <.0001<.0001<.00010.7677
HAICASE371656.08 (59.8)147,457.83 (136,521.87)3094.71 (2138.34)55.70 (20.5)
MATCH37016027.53 (41.2)81,255.88 (154,957.10)2923.51 (1852.18)55.31 (20.4)
p value  <.0001<.00010.92120.9679
CACCASE442011.07 (15.0)30,257.82 (57,664.19)2260.04 (1471.44)53.95 (19.7)
MATCH44020011.52 (27.8)25,315.65 (68,942.20)2160.62 (1620.05)53.98 (19.2)
p value  0.00790.01340.59740.9734
CAICASE231224.17 (24.5)66,334.35 (84,819.14)2234.48 (1051.56)53.91 (17.9)
MATCH23012010.44 (20.4)27,859.56 (39,070.72)3716.91 (3196.77)53.70 (16.6)
p value  <.00010.02740.00920.9988
CAC-ACASE1877211.36 (21.4)26,516.53 (43,379.84)2842.90 (2447.30)50.72 (19.1)
MATCH18607109.22 (21.2)17,748.70 (37,594.47)2601.54 (2327.25)50.78 (18.7)
p value  <.00010.00010.0690.8602
CAI-ACASE842816.75 (22.6)36,933.50 (56,716.14)2556.93 (2311.21)50.55 (16.4)
MATCH8402809.29 (18.3)17,282.27 (24,006.20)2553.57 (2172.21)50.43 (16.6)
p value  <.0001<.00010.89680.9131
  1. HAC Hospital-Acquired Colonization, HAI Hospital-Acquired Infection, CAC Community-Acquired Colonization, CAI Community-Acquired Infection, CAC-A Community-Acquired Colonization Identified upon Admission, CAI-A Community-Acquired Colonization Identified upon Admission