Table 2

 Consumption of resources

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DMD, disease-modifying drugs.
Hospitalisation
    Patients with admissions (%)25.819.024.515.67.917.012.213.26.7
    Mean (SD) no of inpatient days a year27.9 (70.1)20.9 (66.8)20.6 (51.2)12.1 (46.1)5.7 (31.6)8.4 (33.1)10.5 (46.7)20.0 (71.8)5.0 (32.4)
        Neurology8.17.010.43.01.22.81.00.60.7
        Rehabilitation11.18.37.65.30.83.26.13.91.1
        Nursing home6.64.61.42.33.41.52.414.22.0
Consultations
    Mean (SD) no of medical and paramedical visits a year35.6 (58.0)37.5 (73.7)37.0 (50.8)28.8 (44.1)17.3 (28.1)46.5 (79.1)14.7 (28.7)21.2 (35.1)45.4 (36.6))
    Mean (SD) no of physiotherapy sessions a year11.6 (25.7)67.6 (89.9)41.4 (47.3)31.3 (48.1)25.5 (44.7)29.1 (52.5)13.9 (27.2)26.0 (38.9)8.2 (18.8)
Patients using DMD (%)39.849.750.342.635.552.442.637.920.6
Investments, services
    Patients with investments (%)25.631.727.420.528.740.029.333.546.0
    Patients using services (%)24.537.325.030.640.628.240.439.519.8
Informal care
    Patients using informal care (%)57.951.347.556.452.252.956.648.062.2
    Mean (SD) no of hours a year1024 (1956)664 (1521)497 (1175)1668 (2400)434 (1017)1341 (2453)498 (1064)601 (1514)1144 (2149)