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Table 6 Summary statistics for outpatient visits for patients receiving systemic therapy and/or supportive care

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

   Overall First-line therapy Second-line therapy Third-line therapy Supportive care
N   215 147 112 41 24
Patients with any outpatient visits N 87 44 36 19 15
  % 40,5% 29,9% 32,1% 46,3% 62,5%
Total number of outpatient visits per visited patient Mean 3,3 2,4 2,5 2,5 2,7
  95%CI 2,8-3,7 2,1-2,8 2-3 1,8-3,2 1,9-3,4
Total number of outpatient visits per visited patient per month (1) Mean 0,3 0,5 0,6 0,5 3,3
  95%CI 0,2-0,4 0,3-0,7 0,3-0,9 0,4-0,7 0-7,1
Total outpatient cost per visited patient (€ 2009) Mean 70 50 60 50 60
  95% CI 60-80 50-60 40-70 40-70 40-80
Total outpatient cost per visited patient per month (€ 2009) Mean 7 11 13 11 73
  95% CI 4-9 7-15 7-20 9-15 0-156
Total outpatient cost per patient (€ 2009) Mean 28 15 19 23 38
  1. (1) month of follow-up.