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Table 2 Age-stratified utilization, prescriptions, and costs by age-group and person-time, 2010–2014

From: Determinants of health care costs in the senior elderly: age, comorbidity, impairment, or proximity to death?

  80–84 years 85–89 years 90–94 years 95–99 years 100+ years
93,317 107,394 72,476 22,943 4542
General practice consultations
 Rate per person year 11.13 11.66 11.28 10.10 7.34
 Cost per person year £500.96 £524.83 £507.65 £454.52 £330.49
Telephone consultations
 Rate per person year 0.97 1.20 1.40 1.42 1.04
 Cost per person year £26.11 £32.29 £37.59 £38.29 £28.30
Home visits
 Rate per person year 0.40 0.77 1.34 2.03 2.02
 Cost per person year £35.73 £68.00 £118.92 £180.49 £179.33
Out-of-hours
 Rate per person year 0.02 0.03 0.04 0.05 0.05
 Cost per person year £0.84 £1.24 £1.56 £2.27 £2.18
Primary care cost (% total) £563.64 (16%) £626.37 (16%) £665.71 (16%) £675.57 (17%) £540.02 (19%)
Prescriptions
 Rate per person year 68.2 80.1 88.8 86.7 63.9
Pres. cost (% total) £577.77 (16%) £657.45 (16%) £712.74 (17%) £690.46 (18%) £525.60 (18%)
Inpatient episodes
 Rate per person year 0.81 0.91 0.91 0.86 0.61
 Cost per person year £2206.14 £2479.75 £2495.86 £2352.18 £1672.39
Outpatient visits
 Rate per person year 0.85 0.90 0.86 0.76 0.46
 Cost per person year £234.13 £248.57 £235.52 £207.59 £126.61
Day case episodes
 Rate per person year 0.01 0.01 0.004 0.002 0.001
 Cost per person year £3.99 £3.58 £2.80 £1.6 £0.48
Emergency visits
 Rate per person year 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.017
 Cost per person year £1.99 £2.42 £2.67 £3.08 £2.24
Secondary care cost (% total) £2446.26 (68%) £2734.32 (68%) £2736.84 (67%) £2564.48 (65%) £1801.70 (63%)
Total cost £3587.66 £4018.14 £4115.29 £3930.51 £2867.33