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Table 4 Healthcare costs during follow-up, per-patient-per-year

From: Treatment patterns and burden of behavioral disturbances in patients with dementia in the United States: a claims database analysis

  With BD (95%CI) Without BD (95%CI) Difference P value (with versus without BD)
Total Costs $42,284 ($41,383–$43,184) $32,640 ($32,246–$33,034) $9644 <  0.0001
 Inpatient Costs $17,781 ($17,131–$18,431) $12,374 ($12,122–$12,627) $5407 <  0.0001
 Ambulatory Costs $17,918 ($17,476–$18,361) $14,072 ($13,849–$14,295) $3846 <  0.0001
 Pharmacy Costs $4105 ($4011–$4200) $4447 ($4384–$4511) -$342 <  0.0001
 Outpatient ER Costs $2479 ($2380–$2579) $1746 ($1711–$1781) $733 <  0.0001
  1. BD behavioral disturbance, ER emergency room