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Table 5 Summary statistics for hospitalizations for patients with no response to systemic therapy

From: The cost of unresectable stage III or stage IV melanoma in Italy

   Overall First-line therapy Second-line therapy Third-line therapy
N   119 94 78 27
Patients with any hospitalization N 7 6 3 3
  % 5,9% 6,4% 3,8% 11,1%
Total length of hospitalization (days) Mean 20,3 76 15,7 19,7
  95% CI 10,5-30,1 0-243,6 0-33,3 0-57,7
Length of hospitalization (days/month(1)) Mean 2,5 18 10,9 7,4
  95%CI 1,9-3 0-39,3 2-19,8 0-17,1
Total hospitalization cost per hospitalized patient (€ 2009) Mean 15.000 56.200 11.600 14.600
  95% CI 7.800-22.300 0-180.300 0-24.600 0-42.700
Total hospitalization cost per hospitalized patient per month (€ 2009) Mean 1.900 13.300 8.100 5.500
  95% CI 1.400-2.200 0-29.100 1.500-14.700 0-12.700
Total hospitalization cost per patient (€ 2009) Mean 882 3.587 446 1.622
  1. (1) month of follow-up.