Table 2: Three stroke group cost by race and gender, 2008.

Stroke only S°, n = 7,850;
age = 71; entire 2008 cost = $47,790
Stroke + Dep S+D, n = 3,965;
age = 68; entire 2008 cost = $77,864*
Stroke + other ment S+M,
n = 5,195;
age = 69; entire 2008 cost = $62,387
WFWMBFBMWFWMBFBMWFWMBFBM

Mean age757164617167626173676561
HTN%848391918789969383839192
Diabetes%313648473442554830324236
CHF%171517212325262920192220
MI%2.93.33.43.54.46.53.47.55.04.24.16.4
Atrial fibrillation31*3022233236243132*302624
Hospital days8.17.812.712.815.720.221.924.611.612.216.915.6
Number of Admissions1.71.71.91.83.03.62.93.22.22.12.32.3
Comorb Index++1.41.51.71.9*1.61.92.12.3*1.71.81.9*1.7
Total stroke cost combined $27,60128,92639,50040,866*31,36932,48839,482*37,77329,63034,209 44,914*43,140
Annual cost for all 2008 admissions $42,32946,21063,07264,622*68,18488,11595,26997,196*53,57561,15580,849*77,076

Differences significant at ; ++Charlson Comorbidity Index—higher score denote greater number of comorbid conditions.