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Table 3 Healthcare costs for patients and caregivers over 6-months, in 2016€s

From: Cost-effectiveness analysis of systematic fast-track transition from oncological treatment to specialised palliative care at home for patients and their caregivers: the DOMUS trial

Patients
  Control (N = 159)
Mean (SD)
Intervention (N = 161)
Mean (SD)
p value4
Hospitals1 €1366 (2485) €2727 (3208) < 0.001
Public health insurance1,2 €225 (303) €214 (361) 0.779
Total1 €1590 (2425) €2941 (3267) < 0.001
Home care nursing3 €403 (996) €578 (997) 0.270
Home care (personal care and practical help)3 €697 (1986) €357 (1412) 0.209
Total3 €2519 (3284) €4132 (3870) 0.005
Caregivers
  Control (N = 109)
Mean (SD)
Intervention (N = 126)
Mean (SD)
p value4
Hospitals1 €100 (325) €282 (869) 0.043
Public health insurance1,2 €164 (164) €229 (303) 0.044
Total1 €264 (373) €512 (932) 0.010
  1. Note: 1January 2013 to December 2016, N = 320 patients and N = 235 informal caregivers; 2This includes general practitioners, private medical specialists, physiotherapists, dentists, psychologists, and chiropodists; 3 January 2013 to June 2015, N = 160 patients, meaning that costs of hospitals and public health insurance are calculated for another period than the reported; 4p value marked in bold indicate that the difference between the two groups are significant on the 95% level
  2. Source: DOMUS trial data and administrative data from Statistic Denmark and the National eHealth Authority