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Table 2 Treatment by setting for hyponatremia patients

From: Cost of illness of hyponatremia in the United States

  Inpatient ER Office/Clinic
Low Scenario (3.16 million prevalence; 1.17 million treated patients)    
Overall 63% (738,778) 24% (280,988) 13% (148,387)
Acute and Symptomatic 75% (23,679) 25% (7,893) 0% (0)
Acute and Asymptomatic 75% (94,715) 25% (31,572) 0% (0)
Chronic and Symptomatic 45% (241,524) 45% (241,524) 10% (53,672)
Chronic and Asymptomatic 80% (378,861) 0% (0) 20% (94,715)
High Scenario (6.07 million prevalence; 1.35 million treated patients)    
Overall 55% (738,778) 25% (333,070) 20% (274,036)
Acute and Symptomatic 65% (35,530) 35% (19,131) 0% (0)
Acute and Asymptomatic 65% (106,590) 35% (57,394) 0% (0)
Chronic and Symptomatic 40% (256,544) 40% (256,544) 20% (128,272)
Chronic and Asymptomatic 70% (340,115) 0% (0) 30% (145,764)