TABLE 4

Charges Associated With Hospitalizations for Severe Pediatric Sepsis

VariableMean Charges, $95% CI
Survival statusa
    Survived44 270.739 628.2–48 913.2
    Died113 431.594 667–132 195
Hospital bed size
    Small47 335.639 979.6–54 691.5
    Medium50 686.136 383.0–64 989.2
    Large44 070.839 645.5–48 496.1
Hospital locationa
    Rural9099.47376.2–10 822.6
    Urban51 088.245 341.3–56 834.9
Type of hospitala
Children's teaching and nonteaching hospitals65 428.555 075.3–75 781.7
    Nonchildren's teaching hospital42 820.536 493.7–49 147.3
    Nonchildren's nonteaching hospital18 534.716 159.6–20 909.8
APRDRG levels of illness severitya
    Minor/moderate11 373.010 402.5–12 343.5
    Major36 717.433 286.5–40 148.4
    Extreme108 657.599 787.6–117 527.3
  • a Statistically significant because 95% CIs do not overlap.