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Table 3 Total cost-subtype between TRD and non-TRD (1000 KRW, 0.89 USD)

From: Cost analysis of depression using the national insurance system in South Korea: a comparison of depression and treatment-resistant depression

 TRDNon- TRDP-valueTRD/non-TRD ratio
By Type of hospital
 1) Primary (N, %)33,245 (95.50%)598,848 (74.87%)  
 1) Primary (mean, SD)1872.1 ± 2951.2363.6 ± 1384.6< 0.00015.15
 2) Secondary + tertiary (N, %)31,610 (90.80%)519,996 (65.01%)  
 2) Secondary + tertiary (mean, SD)5311.2 ± 11,023.81539.5 ± 5263.9< 0.00013.45
By specialty of Physician
(psychiatrists vs. non-psychiatrists)
 1) psychiatrists (N, %)30,484 (87.57%)295,638 (35.71%)  
 1) psychiatrists (mean, SD)2551.6 ± 5289.3683.0 ± 2606.3< 0.00013.74
 2) non-psychiatrists (N, %)34,085 (97.91%)709,324 (88.68%)  
 2) non-psychiatrists (mean, SD)4469.5 ± 9520.21150.9 ± 4371.3< 0.00013.88
Hospitalization, outpatients visit
 1) Hospitalization (N, %)17,246 (49.54%)149,901 (18.74%)  
 1) Hospitalization (mean, SD)6978.1 ± 12,539.94053.3 ± 7657.0< 0.00011.72
 2) Outpatients visit (N, %)34,704 (99.69%)770,279 (96.30%)  
 2) Outpatients visit (mean, SD)3163.3 ± 4379.6533.2 ± 219.0< 0.00015.93
  1. TRD treatment-resistant depression, SD standard deviation