Estimating the Cost of Diabetes Mellitus-Related Events from Inpatient Admissions in Sweden Using Administrative Hospitalization Data

@article{Gerdtham2009EstimatingTC,
  title={Estimating the Cost of Diabetes Mellitus-Related Events from Inpatient Admissions in Sweden Using Administrative Hospitalization Data},
  author={Prof. Ulf-G Gerdtham and Philip B Clarke and Alison Hayes and Soffia Gudbjornsdottir},
  journal={PharmacoEconomics},
  year={2009},
  volume={27},
  pages={81-90}
}
Background and aims: To estimate short- and long-term costs of inpatient hospitalization in Sweden for major diabetes mellitus-related events. Materials and methods: Costs were estimated using administrative hospital data from the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, which is linked to the Swedish National Diabetes Register. Data were available for 179 749 patients with diabetes in Sweden from 1998 to 2003 (mean and median duration of 6 years’ follow-up). Costing of inpatient… CONTINUE READING
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