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Table 4 Distribution of medical costs of independent variables

From: Incidence, cost and gender differences of oropharyngeal and noncervical anogenital cancers in South Korea

Variable Oropharynx (C01, 09, 10) a Anus (C21)
Mean p* Median p* Mean p* Median p*
Sex
 Female 16,837 <.001 c 15,422 <.001 d 13,528 0.295 c 10,387 0.045 d
 Male 22,056   20,475   13,003   9196  
Age
 ≤65 22,195 <.001 c 20,644 <.001 d 14,933 <.001 c 10,978 <.001 d
 > 65 19,192   17,087   11,654   8710  
Year
 2013 18,867 0.001 e 17,874 <.001 f 10,662 <.001 e 8195 <.001 f
 2014 21,624   20,111   12,630   10,105  
 2015 21,668   20,408   13,737   9025  
 2016 21,870   20,759   15,911   12,230  
Surgery
 Inexperience 12,243 <.001 c 10,840 <.001 d 7490 <.001 c 3735 <.001 d
 Experience 24,011   22,210   16,216   12,744  
Health plan type
 Healthcare insurance 21,045 0.960 c 19,762 0.348 d 13,120 0.131 c 9777 0.222 d
 Medicaid, etc. b 20,990   18,106   14,655   10,399  
CCI
 0 22,718 <.001 e 21,535 <.001 f 15,040 <.001 e 12,418 <.001 f
 1 23,993   22,091   15,101   12,154  
 2 18,567   16,604   11,303   7729  
 3 20,095   18,470   13,158   8781  
  1. Unit: US dollar
  2. CCI Charlson Comorbidity Index
  3. * p < 0.05
  4. a Oropharyngeal cancer, including the base of tongue and tonsil
  5. b War veteran
  6. cp-value estimated by t-test
  7. dp-value estimated by Wilcoxon test
  8. ep-value estimated by ANOVA test
  9. f p-value estimated by Kruskal-Wallis test