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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Mechanical ventilation and the daily cost of ICU care

 Cost per non-ventilated ICU day [95%CI]Cost per ventilated ICU day [95%CI]Number of patients that were ventilated, N,%
Never-ventilated ICU patients961 € 0, 0%
N = 9181[926 € - 993 €]  
Ventilated ICU patients1062 €1617 €1455, 100%
N = 1455[870 € - 1253 €][1504 € - 1730 €] 
All ICU patients999 €1590 €1455, 14%
N = 10,636[924 € - 1074 €][1524 € - 1657 €] 
I infectious and parasitic864 €1561 €98, 41%
N = 239[833 € - 894 €][1521 € - 1601 €] 
II Neoplasms1002 €1594 €184, 6%
N = 2938[959 € - 1044 €][1542 € - 1646 €] 
IV Endocrine844 €1575 €18, 5%
N = 370[804 € - 883 €][1512 € - 1638 €] 
VI nervous system908 €1477 €53, 12%
N = 427[882 € - 935 €][1441 € - 1513 €] 
VII Diseases of the eye845 € 1, 0.3%
N = 344[838 € - 851 €]  
VIII Diseases of the ear846 € 1, 1%
N = 101[836 € - 856 €]  
IX Circulatory929 €1439 €387, 30%
N = 1304[918 € - 940 €][1427 € - 1427 €] 
X respiratory795 €1539 €247, 31%
N = 792[759 € - 831 €][1512 € - 1565 € 
XI digestive920 €1517 €124, 18%
N = 700[904 € - 936 €][1496 € - 1538 €] 
XIII muscoskeletal1357 €1537 €36, 6%
N = 592[628 € - 2087 €][1439 € - 1636 €] 
XIV genitourinary857 €1524 €14, 5%
N = 276[854 € - 861 €][1512 € - 1536 €] 
XV Pregnancy597 € 1, 0.2%
N = 659[495 € - 699 €]  
XVIII not elsewhere classified847 €1531 €22, 12%
N = 191[819 € - 875 €][1444 € - 1619 €] 
XIX Injury, poisoning1002 €1498 €249, 18%
N = 1363[909 € - 1094 €][1451 € - 1546 € 
XXI Factors influencing857 € 0, 0%
N = 116[854 € - 860 €]  
  1. Note: Subgroups of patients with identical ICD-10 chapters but N < 100 were not analyzed. In subgroups where less than 2 patients were ventilated, costs per ventilated ICU day are not shown