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Table 6 Estimated average hospital charge for the Medicare inpatient population coded for 78.55 after adjusting for inflation to 2014

From: The burden of metastatic disease of the femur on the Medicare system

Year Men <65 Women <65 <65 group Men 65+ Women 65+ 65+ group Total
2005 $70,677 $44,031 $53,892 $55,436 $54,792 $55,082 $54,961
2006 $54,089 $56,705 $55,662 $54,692 $53,092 $53,778 $53,984
2007 $60,357 $61,511 $61,067 $60,187 $57,857 $58,878 $59,114
2008 $79,089 $64,486 $69,820 $58,526 $56,732 $57,550 $59,200
2009 $80,601 $74,991 $77,067 $63,838 $60,651 $61,994 $63,809
2010 $88,219 $74,063 $78,232 $68,213 $68,008 $68,103 $69,504
2011 $76,896 $82,377 $80,396 $57,580 $69,425 $64,063 $66,282
2012 $81,715 $81,822 $81,785 $87,302 $70,074 $77,736 $78,317
r2 0.49 0.94 0.93 0.53 0.89 0.80 0.87
p value 0.05 0.00009 0.00009 0.04 0.0004 0.003 0.0007
Co (LCL; UCL) 3291 (−81; 6662) 5251 (3872; 6629) 4496 (3302; 5690) 3177 (182; 6173) 2655 (1745; 3564) 2882 (1461; 4304) 3104 (1921; 4287)
  1. Italic values indicate statistically significance at p < 0.05