Table 3.

Per-Patient Expenditures for Treatment of Otitis Media Among Children Continuously Enrolled in Colorado Medicaid During 1992, by Patient Characteristics

CharacteristicnMean ExpendituresRange of Total
Expenditures
DrugsVisitsProceduresTotal
Age
0–6 mo898$7.16$66.05$1.33$74.54$2.07–$730.59
7–12 mo3088$20.81$96.15$9.20$126.17$2.55–$815.42
13–18 mo3365$38.96$136.59$26.58$202.14$2.94–$2486.61
19–24 mo2757$46.76$137.99$54.93$239.68$2.94–$2788.57
25–30 mo2150$38.81$110.39$49.72$198.92$2.94–$1964.71
31–36 mo1666$31.21$93.35$47.12$171.68$2.94–$4046.71
3–6 y7362$37.35$74.14$41.19$152.68$2.25–$3678.62
7–9 y2110$36.75$57.59$44.36$138.71$2.23–$3627.91
10–13 y1280$32.47$50.66$30.24$113.38$1.35–$4534.74
Gender
Male12 949$36.28$97.74$40.66$174.67$2.07–$4534.74
Female11 728$33.30$90.06$31.12$154.47$1.35–$2534.59
Race
Native American157$25.40$84.71$22.83$132.94$2.55–$1261.35
Hispanic8154$32.36$91.16$30.60$154.12$2.07–$2485.47
White13 797$38.35$96.13$42.12$176.59$1.35–$4534.74
Black2164$23.46$93.05$17.93$134.44$2.55–$2592.92
Other405$31.05$92.50$45.65$169.20$2.94–$4046.71
Residence
Urban19 847$34.33$95.19$36.07$165.60$1.35–$4534.74
Rural4830$37.03$89.56$36.34$162.92$2.07–$2486.61
Total24 677$34.86$94.09$36.13$165.07$1.35–$4534.74
  • * Determined as of the end of the calendar year.

  • Urban and rural designations are based on the Census Bureau's metropolitan statistical area methodology. A child's designation is defined by the county of residence for the first enrollment period of the calendar year.