Table 3

Incremental cost of the exercise programme compared to usual care.

Concept

unit*

over 6 months (€)

Total (€)


    Health system costs

Personnel†

sport technician (25 weeks)

9 €/hour

2250

Facilities (renting)

0 €/hour

0

Medication (no mean change were observed)

Drug price

0

Consultation (no mean change were observed)

Official price

0

Total health system perspective

2250


. *Public cost in Euro in 2005.

† There is no marginal cost of adding or dropping-out participants in groups up to 30 persons.

Gusi et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:231   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-231

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