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# Table 4 Costs, in pounds sterling, of initial hospital episode and readmissions within 4 years

DrotAA, mean (SD) Control, mean (SD)
Overall: two to five organ systems failing
Drug cost 5,022 (1,688) 0 (0)
ICU costs 21,204 (19,660) 10,692 (13,533)
Hospital costs 5,812 (9,145) 4,411 (7,884)
Total initial episode costs 32,038 (24,285) 15,102 (16,787)
ICU readmission costs 1,729 (8,252) 1,276 (5,987)
Hospital costs 2,281 (14,694) 2,054 (11,646)
Total readmission costs 4,010 (21,380) 3,330 (16,057)
Two organ systems failing
Drug cost 5,328 (1,338) 0 (0)
ICU costs 17,364 (15,564) 8,806 (9,142)
Hospital costs 5,933 (8,889) 4,998 (7,168)
Total initial episode costs 28,625 (19,810) 13,804 (12,108)
ICU readmission costs 914 (3,941) 916 (3,894)
Hospital costs 1,652 (5,225) 1,667 (8,538)
Total readmission costs 2,567 (8,202) 2,684 (11,308)
Three to five organ systems failing
Drug cost 4,916 (1,773) 0 (0)
ICU costs 22,853 (20,504) 11,692 (14,921)
Hospital costs 5,776 (9,496) 3,967 (7,898)
Total initial episode costs 33,544 (25,342) 15,659 (18,311)
ICU readmission costs 2,152 (9,978) 1,120 (5,604)
Hospital costs 2,823 (20,799) 1,794 (11,361)
Total readmission costs 4,976 (28,531) 2,914 (15,488)
1. Overall (two to five organ systems failing): total number = 2,726, Drotrecogin alfa (activated) (DrotAA) = 1,076, control = 1,650; two organ systems failing: total number = 828, DrotAA = 198, control = 630; three to five organ systems failing: total number = 1,898, DrotAA = 878, control = 1,020. ICU, intensive care unit.