Table 5.6Results – Yao 2008 economic analysis

Incremental cost (£)Incremental effectsICERUncertainty
£17240.65 QALYsBase-case analysis: £2656 per QALY gainedSensitivity analysis:
  1. Variation of the age at the beginning of the modelling from 60 to 80 years (70 in base case): From £2265 to £3580 per QALY;
  2. Variation of number of outpatient visits after cardiovascular hospitalisation (3 instead of 2): £2654 per QALY;

When developing the analysis, unit costs in pound sterling were converted in Euro using 1 GBP = 1.478 Euro. We used the same converted rate to present results in pound sterling.

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