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Table 4 Descriptive measures of the cost of cardiac echocardiographic studies by costing type of echocardiography and type of hospitalization

From: Cardiac echo-lab productivity in times of economic austerity

  Costing type of echocardiographic studies
  Costed studies Non-costed studies Total
Hospitalization type Sum € % Mean € SD € Sum € % Mean € SD € Sum € % Mean € SD €
Outpatients 28,044 54.5 58.8 4.6 23,415 45.5 159.9 54.7 51,459 100.0 81.0 54.6
NHS referral 25,148 56.7 58.8 4.5 19,235 43.3 142.5 80.6 44,383 100.0 78.8 53.3
Freelancer referral 2,896 40.9 59.1 5.4 4,180 59.1 181.7 39.6 7,076 100.0 98.3 61.8
Inpatients 18,772 86.1 58.9 4.7 3,040 13.9 74.2 93.8 21,812 100.0 60.6 32.0
Total 46,816 63.9 58.8 4.6 26,455 36.1 132.9 86.0 73,271 100.0 73.6 48.7
  1. SD: Standard Deviation.