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Table 2 Summary statistics for actual expenses from OCM data at Mount Sinai (N = 4205) and simulated distributions

From: Comparison of statistical and machine learning models for healthcare cost data: a simulation study motivated by Oncology Care Model (OCM) data

 MeanMedian90th percentileSkewnessKurtosis
OCM data$27,329$20,552$61,8851.00.6
Heteroscedastic log-normal$28,653$19,700$62,1592.821.5
Heavy tail$39,368$18,844$91,4545.753.2