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Table 5 Estimated average annual medical costs per person with dementia in the RTPC sample (n = 1700) a, b,c

From: Emergency department and hospital admissions among people with dementia living at home or in nursing homes: results of the European RightTimePlaceCare project on their frequency, associated factors and costs

Medical Care (Inpatient care) Estonia
n = 225
Finland
n = 268
France
n = 186
Germany
n = 190
Netherlands
n = 269
Spain
n = 240
Sweden
n = 207
UK
n = 115
All countries
n = 1700
Estimated n of people with dementia
with EDA episodes
(estimated EDA episodes/year)
48 (56) 124 (164) 56 (68) 84 (108) 72 (144) 136 (200) 36 (108) 76 (96) 632 (944)
Cost (NH) 6.31 62.89 122.78 121.75 51.77 52.51 35.77 127.96 67.30
Cost (HC) 20.87 183.41 68.30 105.96 135.17 115.19 169.51 164.21 117.48
Total cost of EDA 15.69 133.49 78.55 114.19 102.93 92.99 119.76 146.87 98.41
Estimated n of people with dementia
with HA episodes
(estimated HA days/year)
72 (816) 148 (2656) 176 (1832) 140 (1072) 44 (204) 56 (1012) 56 (1308) 72 (1000) 764 (9900)
Cost (NH) 215.86 1092.88 1326.99 1464.11 353.11 397.94 2005.59 1229.82 978.89
Cost (HC) 459.23 5340.47 3632.84 2429.68 153.14 1372.76 3028.60 1619.27 2280.48
Total cost of HA 372.70 3581.21 3198.94 1926.57 238.17 1059.53 2648.13 1433.01 1785.87
Estimated n of people with dementia
with hospital episodes (EDA episodes and HA episodes)
120 272 232 224 116 192 92 148 1396
Cost (NH) 222.17 1155.77 1449.77 1585.86 424.83 540.84 2041.56 1357.78 1046.19
Cost (HC) 480.10 5523.87 3701.13 2535.65 288.31 1487.96 3198.11 1783.48 2397.96
Total cost of hospital episodes 388.39 3714.70 3277.49 2040.76 341.09 1152.52 2767.89 1579.89 1884.28
  1. EDA Emergency Department Admissions, HA Hospital Admissions
  2. aAll expenses refer to costs per person with dementia, according to setting and country
  3. bCosts calculated including only people with dementia with data available on the number of EDA or HA
  4. cAll costs expressed in €