Table 16.24Sensitivity analysis for longer treatment regimens

VariableValueCost per QALY (£)(12 months vs 0)Cost per QALY (£)(48 months vs 12)
BaselineSee belowMale 10,643Male 29,089
Female 10,556Female 26,917
In the base case, initial BMI is 33 kg/m2, trend weight gain is 0.5 kg/year, and weight gain after discontinuation of treatment is 5.6 kg/year
Initial BMI30Male 13,182Male 33,134
Female 10,229Female 23,982
38Male 11,237Male 29,920
Female 12,505Female 30,115
Trend weight gain0Male 12,604Male 36,704
Female 12,448Female 33,884
1Male 9,238Male 23,923
Female 9,198Female 22,099
Weight regain post discontinuation3.6Male 7,607Male 39,308
Female 7,408Female 35,486
7.6Male 12,982Male 25,985
Female 13,033Female 24,249
Cost of type 2 diabetes care p/a£1,550 (as per CODE2)Male 9,806Male 27,985
Female 9,509Female 25,648

QALY, quality-adjusted life year.

From: 16, Cost effectiveness of clinical interventions

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