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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics for cases of Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia

From: Measuring the in-hospital costs of Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia: methodology and results from a German teaching hospital

 Hospital-acquired cases (HAP)Community-acquired cases where the infection was not the main diagnosis (CAP)Community-acquired cases where the infection was the main diagnosis (CAP)
Costs (in €)46,542.731,624.226,954.933,540.614,065.820,177.4
Reimbursement (in €)40,453.529,537.123,122.028,216.113,712.722,011.3
Length of stay (in days)35.9522.7821.1319.1515.4712.74
Exposure time (in days)24.2895.910.842.864.2515.49
Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI)
Deaths (in %)23% 21% 12% 
Age (in years)65.2214.5159.0015.6361.7219.82
Female gender (in %)28% 30% 56% 
N141 63 32 
  1. Details on patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia which were confirmed by microbiological review at a German University teaching hospital between 2011 and 2014. Categorization according to main diagnosis and exposure time (HAP: detected more than 48 h after admission)