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Table 2 Mixed method versus full top-down microcosting to assess organ recovery cost in HCL (2011 Euros)

From: Mixed method versus full top-down microcosting for organ recovery cost assessment in a French hospital group

    Mixed Method Full Top-down Microcosting   
Organ(s) Organ(s) N Median IQR Median IQR P* ∆Median (%)
1 st evaluation
  Kidneys 83 5,155 913 3,283 1,428 ˂0,0001 −36,32
Liver 63 2,528 447 1,826 1,138 ˂0,0001 −27,78
Pancreas 25 1,911 208 1,505 322 0,0127 −21,26
2 nd evaluation
  Kidneys alone 21 5,439 710 3,811 2,139 0,0001 −29,93
Kidneys + Liver 27 8,060 944 5,830 2,665 ˂0,0001 −27,66
Kidneys + Liver + Pancreas 23 8,562 766 5,822 1,225 ˂0,0001 −32,00
3 rd evaluation
  Kidneys alone 21 5,439 710 3,811 2,139 0,0001 −29,93
Kidneys + 1 other organ 29 5,436 677 3,639 1,229 ˂0,0001 −33,06
Kidneys + 2 or more other organs 33 4,551 631 2,910 528 ˂0,0001 −36,05
  1. p*: Wilcoxon signed-rank test