Hospital care | Hospital at Home | p value | |
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*t test of means with unequal variance. | |||

†t test of means with equal variance. | |||

‡Excluding £130 for holiday cancellation fee for one family. | |||

Mean number of journeys to hospital | 5.30 | 3.05 | <0.0001* |

Mean journey distance (miles) | 4.5 | 5.2 | 0.11* |

Mean fares paid (users of taxis and buses only) | £10.04 | £8.25 | 0.59† |

Mean total travel cost | £21.42 | £15.15 | 0.007* |

Mean food cost | £9.23 | £6.34 | 0.09† |

Mean cost of phone calls | £0.87 | £0.69 | 0.62† |

Childcare costs | £2.24 | £0.12 | 0.047* |

Other costs | £1.17 | £0.55 | 0.31†‡ |

Total direct costs | £23.31 | £13.76 | 0.001* |