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Table 3 Mean (SD) healthcare utilisation per treatment group

From: Cost-effectiveness of the SEN-concept: Specialized Emergency Nurses (SEN) treating ankle/foot injuries

  SEN
(n = 261)
HO
(n = 249)
  mean (SD) N* mean (SD) N*
Health care Resource       
   Radiograph 83% (38%)   76% (43%)  
   Crutch-use 67% (47%) 45 67% (47%) 70
   Duration of Crutch-use (days) 9.2 (8.2) 21 8.2 (5.0) 28
   Tubigrip 32% (47%)   36% (48%)  
   Pressure bandage 38% (49%)   41% (49%)  
   Lower extremity cast 22% (42%)   19% (40%)  
   Number of hospital admittances 3% (17%)   2% (15%)  
   Duration of hospitalization (days) 3.3 (2.9) 7 2.8 (1.5) 5
   Duration of operation (min) 83 (35) 7 95 (22) 5
Invested time patient       
   Time spent in waiting room (min) 27 (23) 200 41 (35) 231
  1. * Number of patients if different from heading.