Table 3

Multiply imputed pooled outcomes and costs over 9 months
Cost category PST (n=88) Usual care (n=87) Difference
Outcome
HADS −3.1 (1.3) −2.9 (1.0) −0.2 (−3.7 ; 3.2)
QALY 0.56 (0.02) 0.49 (0.02) 0.03 (−0.02 ; 0.08)*
Cost category
Direct costs 1751 (221) 2004 (340) −253 (−1149 ; 476)
Direct healthcare costs 1362 (202) 1829 (326) −467 (−1340 ; 202)
Direct non-healthcare costs 214 (46) 175 (56) 40 (−117 ; 166)
PST costs 174 (15) 0 (0) 174 (143 ; 206)
Indirect costs 3768 (703) 5889 (1187) −2121 (−4788 ; 396)
Costs absenteeism 2991 (708) 4319 (951) −1328 (−3748 ; 823)
Costs presenteeism 778 (251) 1570 (581) −792 (−2343 ; 209)
Total costs 4795 (671) 6857 (1128) −2062 (−4698 ; 359)

Presented are means (SEs) and mean differences (95% CIs).

PST = Problem-Solving Treatment; HADS = Hospital Anxiety Depression Scale; QALY = Quality-Adjusted Life-Years.

* corrected for baseline utility.

Bosmans et al.

Bosmans et al. BMC Family Practice 2012 13:98   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-98

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