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Economic evaluation of a lifestyle intervention in primary care to prevent type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular diseases: a randomized controlled trial

Marieke F van Wier15*, Jeroen Lakerveld2, Sandra D M Bot2, Mai J M Chinapaw3, Giel Nijpels2 and Maurits W van Tulder14

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2 Departments of General Practice and Elderly Care and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

3 Departments of Public and Occupational Health and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

4 Department of Health Sciences and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

5 Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, VU University, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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BMC Family Practice 2013, 14:45  doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-45

Published: 4 April 2013

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Additional file 1:

Calculation of SCORE and ARIC at baseline and 2 year follow-up. In this file the SCORE and ARIC formulae are given, as well as the baseline and follow-up values of their underlying parameters.

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Price weights used for valuation of resource use, per visit unless otherwise mentioned. This file contains the price weights that were used to value resource use.

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Incremental cost-effectiveness ratios and distribution of the joint cost-effect pairs in the cost-effectiveness plane of all analyses. This file shows the results from the base case analysis and all sensitivity analyses.

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