Table 1.

Number of Hospital Admissions and Treatment Costs* for 446 Infants <1 Year Old Who Were Diagnosed With UTI in 1996

Uncircumcised
Male Infants
(n = 132)
Circumcised
Male Infants
(n = 22)
All Male
Infants
(n = 154)
Female
Infants
(n = 292)
Number (%) of patients admitted to hospital38 (28.8)4 (18.2)42 (27.3)22 (7.5)
Mean inpatient cost for patients admitted to hospital$3247$3217$3240$3654
Mean annualized inpatient cost per patient$925$551$872$275
Mean outpatient cost per patient$254$149$239$267
Mean total cost per patient$1179$703$1111$542
Total inpatient and outpatient costs$155 628$15 466$171 094$158 264
  • * Including medication.