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Table 5 Comparisons of hospital costs between two groups

From: Delayed appendectomy versus early appendectomy in the treatment of acute appendicitis: a retrospective study

  Group A (≤ 8hours) Group B (> 8 hours) P value
Total hospital costs 2,682,450 ± 733,183 2,618,006 ± 727,865 0.4225
Total costs covered by NHI 1,477,012 ± 378,827 1,449,149 ± 408,321 0.5189
Copayment by a patient 479,003 ± 115,575 461,984 ± 149,649 0.2511
  1. Values are presented as KRW (Korean won, Korean monetary unit).
  2. 1 USD = 1,108 KRW.
  3. NHI, National Health Insurance.