TABLE 3

Relationship of Complication Rates and LOS With Between-Hospital Variation in Cost

OperationProportion of Between-Hospital Variation in Cost Explained by the Indicated Variable(s)
LOSComplication RateMajor Complication RateLOS + Complication RateLOS + Major Complication Rate
ASD repair2.64.24.8
VSD repair24.820.740.918.9
TOF repair15.53.420.19.4
Fontan17.03.91.222.517.4
BDG/Hemi-Fontan45.511.110.049.641.7
CAVC repair24.74.221.124.6
ASO43.04.91.944.938.7
Truncus repair6.97.214.517.4
Norwood28.87.215.531.135.1
  • All data are presented as percentages.