Cost Attribute Epidural Analgesiaa Liposomal Bupivacainea Adjusted Rate Ratio (95% CI)b P Value
Unadjusted Adjusted Unadjusted Adjusted
Overall analysis
Medical 25 938 30 399 18 646 24 134 1.26 (1.21-1.32) <.0001
Room and board 11 661 12 634 7800 8916 1.42 (1.34-1.50) <.0001
Anesthesia 1046 1128 616 785 1.44 (1.32-1.57) <.0001
Blood bank 704 503 265 223 2.26 (1.78-2.86) <.0001
Respiratory support 747 991 298 410 2.42 (1.59-3.67) <.0001
Professional fee 940 700 5 4 197.96 (145.52-269.30) <.0001
Pharmacy 3291 3108 2648 3093 1.00 (0.94-1.07) 0.884
Analysis by surgical procedure
Abdominal surgeries
Medical 29 847 30 873 21 240 24 096 1.28 (1.18-1.39) <.0001
Room and board 13 765 13 047 10 215 9842 1.33 (1.19-1.47) <.0001
Anesthesia 1121 899 598 783 1.15 (0.96-1.37) 0.1284
Blood bank 970 560 435 233 2.40 (1.62-3.59) <.0001
Respiratory support 1009 760 502 410 1.85 (1.18-2.93) 0.008
Professional fee 839 151 5 0 394.69 (255.62-609.41) <.0001
Pharmacy 3949 3325 3324 3531 0.94 (0.83-1.07) 0.3414
Colorectal resections
Medical 22 988 28 510 17 806 23 204 1.23 (1.17-1.29) <.0001
Room and board 10 074 11 509 7018 7907 1.46 (1.35-1.57) <.0001
Anesthesia 989 1245 622 808 1.54 (1.39-1.71) <.0001
Blood bank 502 378 210 190 1.99 (1.46-2.71) <.0001
Respiratory support 549 871 233 311 2.81 (1.41-5.57) 0.0032
Professional fee 1017 1366 5 5 296.14 (191.71-457.45) <.0001
Pharmacy 2794 2734 2430 2705 1.01 (0.94-1.09) 0.7768