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Table 3 Bootstrap estimates of standard errors (SEs) and 95% confidence intervals for costs ($)

From: Cost of palliative radiation to the bone for patients with bone metastases secondary to breast or prostate cancer

  Observed Bootstrap 95% Confidenceinterval
  mean, $ SE Lower Upper
Breast cancer
Radiation direct costs 4812 298 4229 5395
Radiation-related costs* 2645 124 2402 2889
Total radiation costs 7457 383 6707 8208
Prostate cancer
Radiation direct costs 4950 325 4314 5587
Radiation-related costs* 2603 118 2372 2834
Total radiation costs 7553 410 6749 8357
  1. * Visits and procedures at radiation center excluding actual administration of radiation.