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Table 3 Distribution in Resource Utilization Bands (RUBs)

From: Variability in prescription drug expenditures explained by adjusted clinical groups (ACG) case-mix: A cross-sectional study of patient electronic records in primary care

  RUB 1 RUB 2 RUB 3 RUB 4 RUB 5 RUB 6
Median expenditure 0 1.9 7.4 27.8 135 468.3
Center A 5.6 5.2 38.6 15.6 23.4 11.6
Center B 3.6 1.3 25.3 22.9 17.0 30.0
Center C 2.1 4.3 41.1 20.3 17.2 14.9
Center D 4.4 5.0 42.4 16.5 20.1 11.8
Center E 0.4 2.7 35.2 21.9 21.1 18.7
Total 3.2 3.8 37.2 19.3 19.6 16.8
  1. Percent distribution of patients in resource utilization bands. Median pharmaceutical expenditure (in euros) for each band.