Cost per hospital visit (admission and readmissions within 2 years post SCI) stratified by location and severity of injury (Gabbe & Nunn, 2016).

Secondary condition Cost per admission
  Mean (standard deviation) Median (interquartile range)
Cervical spine/complete injury $13,033 ($11,631) $10,134 ($5,092-$22,801)
Cervical spine/incomplete injury $9,842 ($14,594) $5,250 ($2,190-$10,225)
Thoracic spine/complete injury $13,103 ($19,112) $6,214 ($5,092-$22,801)
Thoracic spine /incomplete injury $7,704 ($5,815) $5,755 ($5,092-$10,134)
Lumbar $10,307 ($17,911) $5,872 ($3,227-$10,365)
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