Table 7Changing decision rule of strategy A. Comparison of strategy A and B

Strategy BStrategy A
numbers referred5361.786298.99
cancers early referred561.22561.91
costs£1,301,795.21£1,434,518.86
effectiveness561.22561.91
average cost effectiveness£2319.58£2552.91
incremental effectiveness0.69
incremental costs£132,723.64
incremental cost effectiveness£191,321.13

From: Appendix C, The Health Economics of Referral for Suspected Colorectal Cancer

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Referral Guidelines for Suspected Cancer in Adults and Children [Internet].
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 27.
Clinical Governance Research and Development Unit (CGRDU), Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester.
Copyright © 2005, National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care.

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