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Table 3 Cholecystectomy costs for all patients

From: Costs and quality of life of small-incision open cholecystectomy and laparoscopic cholecystectomy - an expertise-based randomised controlled trial

  LC (n = 177) SIOC (n = 156) P b
Total costs with loss of production (sick leave) included a
 Median 5442.06 4783.90 0.003
 p25-p75 4323–7000 3919–5906  
Total costs, loss of production omitted a
 Median 4210 3963 0.002
 p25-p75 3851–5073 3512–4848  
Operation costsa
 Median 3183 2882 <0.001
 p25-p75 2959–3479 2638–3320  
  1. aAll costs are given in USD
  2. bComparision with Mann-Whitney test
  3. p25-p75 25th and 75th percentiles