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Table 2 Estimated Hospital Cost per Patient, by dizziness diagnosis

From: Dizziness at a Canadian tertiary care hospital: a cost-of-illness study

  All Diagnoses Meniere’s disease Benign paroxysmal vertigo Other peripheral vertigo Vertigo of central origin Dizziness and giddiness
Total Hospital Cost N 12,186 230 1936 1736 45 8239
Direct Cost $ 310.97 $ 300.15 $ 263.77 $ 300.32 $ 509.38 $ 323.52
Indirect Cost $ 139.04 $ 136.97 $ 123.04 $ 134.10 $ 217.91 $ 143.47
Mean Total Cost $ 450.01 $ 437.12 $ 386.81 $ 434.42 $ 727.29 $ 466.99
SD $ 1333.68 $ 712.49 $ 655.19 $ 964.34 $ 932.92 $ 1521.21
Median $ 317.11 $ 285.04 $281.52 $ 315.04 $ 473.09 $ 326.29
Q1 $ 228.70 $ 205.03 $ 212.75 $ 228.19 $ 297.88 $ 235.30
Q3 $ 443.65 $ 406.67 $ 399.51 $ 429.70 $ 698.47 $ 454.88
p-value*   0.8824 0.0230 0.5991 0.1623 0.0423
Admitted from ED N 129 2 19 23 2 80
Mean $ 4101.38 $ 1735.86 $ 3805.13 $ 3686.29 $ 2969.02 $ 4260.22
SD $ 6532.64 $ 642.22 $ 3665.74 $ 2324.23 $ 3961.14 $ 7214.41
Median $ 2861.56 $ 1590.21 $ 2293.12 $ 4264.65 $ 2969.02 $ 2935.57
Q1 $ 883.11 $ 1178.98 $ 1099.23 $ 1860.48 $ 168.07 $ 853.96
Q3 $ 5018.84 $ 2438.40 $ 5448.42 $ 4931.35 $ 5769.97 $ 5041.15
p-value*   0.5283 0.8437 0.8196 0.8060 0.5668
ED Only N 11,964 225 1908 1700 43 8091
Mean $ 358.77 $ 342.47 $ 328.02 $ 357.07 $ 480.63 $ 366.23
SD $ 213.87 $ 225.84 $ 181.41 $ 201.34 $ 288.84 $ 221.79
Median $ 314.45 $ 282.87 $ 277.94 $ 310.53 $ 416.52 $ 323.41
Q1 $226.53 $ 205.03 $ 212.13 $ 226.72 $ 280.14 $ 233.65
Q3 $ 432.80 $ 396.39 $ 391.50 $ 419.85 $ 643.61 $ 445.80
p-value*   0.2483 0.0000 0.7234 0.0003 0.0000
Inpatient Only N 93 3 9 13 0 68
Mean $ 6978.94 $ 4017.94 $ 3972.52 $ 5544.31 NA $ 7644.99
SD $ 9991.16 $ 302.60 $ 1807.99 $ 7720.98 NA $ 11,115.67
Median $ 4079.30 $ 4116.57 $ 4334.98 $ 2245.52 NA $ 4126.79
Q1 $ 1797.33 $ 3678.33 $ 2935.32 $ 2010.41 NA $ 1664.68
Q3 $ 6094.54 $ 4258.92 $ 5090.27 $ 4723.13 NA $ 6786.39
p-value*   0.6168 0.3613 0.6063 NA 0.2246
  1. *P-value relates to the variance in the mean diagnosis’ cost compared to that of all other diagnoses