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Table 3 National estimates of resource use in the cancer analytic cohort, adults only

From: Hospitalized cancer patients with severe sepsis: analysis of incidence, mortality, and associated costs of care

Resource No severe sepsis Severe sepsis Total
Medical    
   Length of stay 6.5 ± 8.2 12.5 ± 13.6 6.9 ± 8.7
   Cost per hospitalization 7.1 ± 11.3 18.2 ± 22.4 7.8 ± 12.4
Surgical    
   Length of stay 7 ± 8.4 27.1 ± 25.1 7.8 ± 10.3
   Cost per hospitalization 10.9 ± 14.9 48.4 ± 49 12.3 ± 18.8
Total    
   Length of stay 6.7 ± 8.3 17.1 ± 19.2 7.2 ± 9.4
   Cost per hospitalization 8.7 ± 13 27.6 ± 35.9 9.6 ± 15.5
  1. Values presented as mean ± standard deviation; all differences between means are significant (P < 0.0001). Adults defined as aged ≥ 20 years; childbirth-related hospitalizations not included.