SCI costs for first year as reported by Dryden et al. (2005)

  Mean Cost
Population Total Hospital Physician Home care Long-term care
Tetra complete $271,980 $9,012 $1,442 $901 $0
Tetra incomplete $82,369 $3,064 $901 $541 $901
Thoracic complete $188,529 $5,047 $1,081 $1,622 $1,081
Thoracic incomplete $63,083 $1,081 $901 $0 $1,262
Lumbar/Cauda Equina $85,073 $2,884 $1,262 $360 $0
Unspecified $40,013 $11,355 $901 $0 $0
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