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Table 1 Average hospital, nursing home and total costs per patient (in € of 1999; n = 598)

From: Costs of stroke and stroke services: Determinants of patient costs and a comparison of costs of regular care and care organised in stroke services

  Delft Haarlem Nijmegen Reference regions
Hospital costs (per hospital patient) 4,170 7,880 8,650 6,620
(number of patients, average length of stay in days) (151, 13) (111, 33) (149, 32) (187, 29)
   - accommodation costs 3,450 7,240 7,900 6,010
   - diagnostics, therapy en medication 630 520 670 460
   - paramedic care 90 110 80 140
Nursing home costs (per nursing home patient) 13,710 16,700 19,620 15,350
(number of patients, average length of stay in days) (55, 82) (34, 110) (44, 110) (54, 99)
   - accommodation costs 11,030 14,300 15,500 13,650
   - diagnostics, therapy en medication 260 670 300 590
   - paramedic care 2,420 1,730 3,810 1,110
Total costs (per patient) 13,160 16,790 20,230 13,810
(number of patients) (151) (111) (149) (187)
   - hospital 4,170 7,880 8,650 6,620
   - nursing home 4,990 5,120 5,790 4,430
   - rehabilitation centre 1,110 2,120 4,170 890
   - at home 2,890 1,680 1,620 1,880