Table 4

 Comparison of the cost of care (in pounds sterling) of the RSV proven and the non-RSV children

RSV provenNon-RSVp value
Data are presented as the number or the median (range).
n33157
Hospital admissions526 (0–12592)9 (0–14399)0.0799
Outpatient attendances
    Overall756 (44–2745)356 (0–3931)<0.0001
    Respiratory0 (0–979)0 (0–623)0.0076
Prescriptions
    Overall40 (0–8513)27 (0–5170)0.0019
    Home oxygen0 (0–0)0 (0–68)0.6466
Total primary care593 (15–6600)329 (0–7919)0.2441
Total cost2630 (125–18092)1361 (5–18929)0.0154