Table 10Results for stimulant users

6 monthsAverage total cost (NHS perspective)Average number of QALYsICER of brief intervention versus self-help booklet
Intervention
Brief intervention£26.500.3883£4,868/QALY
Self-help booklet£0.500.3829
Difference£26.000.0054

From: 7, BRIEF INTERVENTIONS AND REDUCTION OF INJECTION AND SEXUAL RISK BEHAVIOURS

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