Table 1

Unit costs
Service Costs per unit in € Source of cost information
Home cleaning 45,- per hour Stavanger accountancy center,
Hjemmesykepleie 70,- per hour Stavanger accountancy center
Social worker 49,- per hour Stavanger accountancy center
Day care centre 45,- per day Stavanger accountancy center
Nursing home 214,- per day Stavanger accountancy center
Community-based ED 36,- per visit Stavanger ED
Hospital, outpatient clinic 145,- per visit Norwegian labour and welfare administration
In-hospital stay, somatic ward According to DRG system Hospital accountancy center
In-hospital stay, mental ward 1182,- per day SAMDATA 2010
Specialized housing program for substance abusers 726,- per month Department for rehabiliation, Stavanger
Municipal housing 716,- per month Stavanger accountancy center
Hospice 69,- per night Stavanger accountancy center
Treatment centre for substance abusers 605,- per day Rogaland A-center
General practitioner 16,- per visit Norwegian labour and welfare administration
8,- per telephone contact
Police custody 242,- per night Used costs for prison term as substitute

ED = Emergency department; DRG = Diagnosis related groups.

Vossius et al.

Vossius et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:185   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-185

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