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Table 6 Comparison of hospitalization costs between the matched pairs (€)

From: A multi-center nested case-control study on hospitalization costs and length of stay due to healthcare-associated infection

Variable Number of Pairs
(n = 175)
Difference of costs in pairs
Median (range)
Statistics
(Z)
P
Classification of the number of hospital beds
 1 29 133.06(− 986.46~ 7891.43) 2.983 0.003
 2 47 194.23(− 1163.39~ 8198.11) 2.106 0.035
 3 49 748.94(− 2815.11~ 25,447.11) 4.491 0.000
 4 50 572.45(− 6589.03~ 31,153.30) 2.106 0.035
Classification of GDP
 1 19 1362.03(− 270.13~ 25,447.11) 3.662 0.000
 2 71 477.72(− 1632.29~ 31,153.30) 4.111 0.000
 3 37 230.68(−6589.03~ 6712.01) 2.195 0.028
 4 48 253.22(−2815.11~ 9800.81) 2.913 0.004
HAIs sites
 Upper respiratory 23 69.08(−986.46~ 761.57) −1.186 0.236
 Blood related 5 1163.39(390.33~ 1578.86) −2.023 0.043
 Superficial incision 20 574.77(− 1117.95~ 25,447.11) −3.136 0.002
 Organ lacunar 2 685.30(283.52~ 1087.09) −1.342 0.180
 Deep incision 6 1406.22(399.98~ 3431.36) −2.201 0.028
 Intra-abdominal tissue 1 2086.92(2086.92~ 2086.92) / /
 Urinary 23 330.14(−6589.03~ 6712.01) −2.201 0.043
 Skin soft-tissue 12 39.06(−789.99~ 4542.83) −0.078 0.937
 Lower respiratory 76 993.88(− 6064.87~ 31,153.30) −5.486 0.000
 Gastrointestinal 6 51.63(−12.32~ 5168.36) − 1.992 0.046
 Other 1 335.81(335.81~ 335.81) / /