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Table 4 Relationship between surgical site infection status and resource use in total hip arthroplasty patients

From: Economic burden of surgical site infections within the episode of care following joint replacement

  Total SSI No SSI Difference Unadjusted Adjusted
N 806 403 403   
Total cost of care [$] (SD) 22,843.08 (10342) 29,288 (9290) 16,398 (6679) 12,890.20 (10,922) < .0001 < .0001
Length of stay [days] (SD) 5.64 (3.44) 8.25 (2.73) 3.03 (1.58) 5.22 (3.00) < .0001 < .0001