Table 5

Number and percentage of very costly cases in each arm and comparison between arms

Number of patients exceeding total cost of $65000
Number%95% CI*
*Exact confidence limits for the binomial proportion (PROC FREQ/BINOMIAL, SAS release 8.00).
Standard care (n=26)4 15.44.4 to 34.9
Clinical (n=31)0 0.00.0 to 11.2
Occupational (n=22)1 4.50.1 to 22.8
Sherbrooke model (n=25)0 0.00.0 to 13.7
Fisher exact test (two sided)p=0.0201