Table 17.7Costs per patient per year (as January 2005 prices)

Annual costCost, as reported in paper2005 UK costSource
Diabetes cost components£633£653a
Coronary heart disease£1587£1637a
Colon cancerAus$18,435£7320O’Leary 200452
Workplace counselling€430£296Proper et al. 200471
Counselling from primary care staff (a year)£728This is assumed to be the cost of half an hour of practice nurse time, once a week97
Whole-school approach (per child)$14£12Cost converted to UK £ and inflated to 2005 prices72
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Ara, R and Brennan, A. Economic evaluation of sibutramine for the treatment of obesity in adults without other co-morbidities in the UK. Company submission. 2005.

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